Medical Dictionary

anticardiolipin antibody

noun an·ti·car·dio·lip·in antibody \-ˌkärd-ē-ō-ˈlip-ən-\

Medical Definition of ANTICARDIOLIPIN ANTIBODY

:  an antibody that is directed against phospholipids and especially cardiolipin and is associated with increased risk for recurring arterial and venous thromboses—called also anticardiolipin

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