What does HDL stand for in medical terms?

What does it mean when hospitals, doctors, or medical documents are referring to HDL?

HDL stands for:

High Density Lipoprotein

"High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) is a type of cholesterol, also known as ""good"" cholesterol."

Note that sometimes abbreviations and acronyms have several meanings. HDL may mean something different in your context.

If you have any questions or concerns about anything regarding your health and treatment, you should talk to your doctor.

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