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Medical Definition of Cholesterol, "Bad"
Cholesterol,: Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol.LDL is the so-called "bad cholesterol". Elevated levels of LDL cholesterol are associated with cardiovascular disease such has stroke or heart attack.
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