Meaning of VLDL in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌvē-(ˌ)el-(ˌ)dē-ˈel ]


Etymology: v ery l ow- d ensity l ipoprotein

Date: 1977

: a plasma lipoprotein that is produced primarily by the liver with lesser amounts contributed by the intestine, that contains relatively large amounts of triglycerides compared to protein, and that leaves a residue of cholesterol in the tissues during the process of conversion to LDL — compare HDL

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.