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- n a conjugated protein having a lipid component; the principal means for transporting lipids in the blood
- Other important blood components, including a valuable form of cholesterol called HDL (high-density lipoprotein), are all returned to the patient.
- Called lipoprotein (a), or Lp(a), it behaves like LDL in the body.
- Fortunately, the body has its own repair system: another form of lipoprotein, known as hdl, or high-density lipoprotein.