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Term:
serum low density lipoprotein cholesterol to high density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio (CMO:0003215)
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calculated serum high density lipoprotein cholesterol level +  
serum high density lipoprotein cholesterol to low density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio 
serum low density lipoprotein cholesterol to high density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio 
A calculated measurement in which the amount of LDL, relatively large-particle lipoproteins that transport cholesterol to extrahepatic tissue,in a specified volume of serum is divided by the amount of HDL, small-particle lipoproteins that promote transport of cholesterol from extrahepatic tissue to the liver for excretion in the bile, and presented as a ratio, fraction, quotient or percentage.

Synonyms
Related Synonyms: serum LDL to HDL ratio ;   serum LDL-C to HDL-C ratio
Definition Sources: Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982

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