good cholesterol - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] informal 

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/ˌgʊd kəˈlestərɒl/
  1. a type of cholesterol that carries harmful cholesterol away from your arteries and back to your liver, helping to prevent heart disease. The technical name is HDL.

    Your good cholesterol should be 40 mg/dL or higher.

    This meaning is based on one submitted to the Open Dictionary by: Caleb Judy from United States on 09/08/2015