Synonyms for ldl-cholesterol

1. LDL cholesterol (n.)

the cholesterol in low-density lipoproteins; the `bad' cholesterol; a high level in the blood is thought to be related to various pathogenic conditions


2. cholesterol (n.)

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


3. 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