Synonyms for oxidized-ldl-cholesterol

1. oxidized LDL cholesterol (n.)

LDL cholesterol that has been bombarded by free radicals; it is thought to cause atherosclerosis

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2. cholesterol (n.)

an animal sterol that is normally synthesized by the liver; the most abundant steroid in animal tissues

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3. oxidized (adj.)

combined with or having undergone a chemical reaction with oxygen

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4. LDL (n.)

a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of moderate amount of protein and a large amount of cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis

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