hypercholesterinemia etymology

English word hypercholesterinemia comes from English hyper-, English -emia ((chiefly, US).), English cholesterin

Detailed word origin of hypercholesterinemia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hyper- English (eng) Excessive. Existing in more than three spatial dimensions. Linked non-sequentially. Over, above or beyond.
-emia English (eng) (chiefly, US).
cholesterin English (eng) (organic compound) A white, fatty, crystalline substance found in animal and plant products and tissue, especially in nerve tissue, bile, and gallstones.
hypercholesterinemia English (eng) An abnormally high level of cholesterin in the blood.

Words with the same origin as hypercholesterinemia

Descendants of hyper-
hyperactive hyperalphalipoproteinemia hyperbaric hyperdrive hyperestrogenic hypergranularity hyperinstrument hyperinvasive hyperkähler hyperlacticemia hyperlipidaemia hypermeter hypermiling hyperoperator hyperrational hypersensitive hypersensitivity hypersleep hyperspace hyperspeed hypersynchronous hypertension hypertoxic hypertriacylglycerolemia hyperventilate
Descendants of -emia
abetalipoproteinemia acetaldehydemia acidemia carotenemia cupremia fibrinogenemia hyperargininemia hyperfructosemia hyperglucagonemia hyperglyceridemia hyperglyoxylemia hyperketonemia hyperlipoproteinemia hyperpipecolatemia hyperthyroxinemia hyperuricemia hypocortisolemia hypouricemia lactatemia sarcosinemia thalassemic thrombocytemia tularemia urinemia