Ch. 5 -- Laboratory & Diagnostic Procedures

cardiac enzymes
test to measure the levels of enzymes that are released into the blood when myocardial cells die during a myocardial infarction.
lipid profile
lip/o- = lipid (fat)
-id = resembling; source or origin

definition: test that provides a comprehensive picture of the levels in the blood of cholesterol and triglycerides and their lipoprotein carriers