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fetoprotein

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noun fe·to·pro·tein \ˌfē-tō-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprō-tē-ən\

Definition of fetoprotein

  1. :  any of several fetal antigens present in the adult in some abnormal conditions



1965

First Known Use of fetoprotein

1965


Medical Dictionary

fetoprotein

noun fe·to·pro·tein

Medical Definition of fetoprotein

  1. :  any of several fetal antigens present in the adult in some abnormal conditions; especially :  alpha-fetoprotein



Variants of fetoprotein

or chiefly British foetoprotein \ˌfēt-ō-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprōt-ē-ən\play

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