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  acronym for low-density lipoprotein

sometimes called "bad cholesterol" because high levels are associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis
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LDL low density lipoprotein
Strongly Associated with:   cholesterol, HDL
Transports cholesterol in the blood. Relative to HDL is composed of a moderate amount of proportion and a large amount of cholesterol.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   LDL , cholesterol [6] , cholesterol [6] , triglycerides [8] , cholesterol [6]
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