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LDL (plural LDLs)

  1. (biochemistry) Initialism of low-density lipoprotein.
    • 2017 December 22, Sophie Egan, “Is It Better to Cook With Coconut Oil or Olive Oil?”, in The New York Times[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      High saturated fat intake has been tied to increased levels of LDL, or “bad,” cholesterol, which raises the risk of heart disease.
    • 2018, American Heart Association, "Multi-gene Test Predicts Early Heart Disease Risk", Drug Discovery & Development
      In rare instances, however, high blood levels of the so-called bad cholesterol, LDL, result from a genetic defect called familial hypercholesterolemia (FH).
  2. (navigation) Initialism of limiting danger lines.