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English definition of “LDL”

LDL

noun [U]     /ˌel.diːˈel/ US  /ˈelˌdiːˈel/ specialized
abbreviation for low-density lipoprotein: a protein in the blood that carries cholesterol (= a substance found in blood that may cause heart disease if there is too much of it): LDL cholesterol Substances and structures in the body
(Definition of LDL noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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