ceruloplasmin


ce·ru·lo·plas·min

noun \sə-ˌrü-lō-ˈplaz-mən\

Definition of CERULOPLASMIN

:  a blue copper-binding serum oxidase that is deficient in Wilson's disease

Origin of CERULOPLASMIN

International Scientific Vocabulary cerulo- (from Latin caeruleus) + plasma + 1-in
First Known Use: circa 1952

ce·ru·lo·plas·min

noun \sə-ˌrü-lō-ˈplaz-mən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CERULOPLASMIN

: a blue copper-binding serum oxidase that is deficient in Wilson's disease and that may catalyze the conversion of ferrous iron in tissues to ferric iron

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