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particle

noun atom, bit, component part, crumb, cutting, fragment, grain, granule, hint, mite, modicum, moiety, molecule, morsel, piece, pittance, point, scintilla, snippet, speck, spot, suggestion, trace
See also: constituent, element, iota, minimum, modicum, part, portion, scintilla
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Typically, individuals with large LDL particles are classified as type A, whereas individuals with small, dense LDL particles are classified as type B and are at a greater risk for CVD (9,15).
Indeed, levels of small, dense LDL cholesterol dropped by 23-70 mg/dL in dose-dependent fashion, whereas large LDL particles increased by 32-68 mg/dL over baseline, noted Dr.