Definitions for "Hypertriglyceridemia"
a disorder due to disturbances in synthesis and/or degradation of triglycerides-rich plasma lipoprotiens
an elevated level of triglycerides (fatty acid compounds) in the blood.
An excess of triglycerides in the blood that is an autosomal dominant disorder with the phenotype of hyperlipoproteinemia, type IV. The National Cholesterol Education Program defines a high level of triglycerides as being between 400 and 1,000 mg/dL.