Bence-Jones protein

noun
\ˈben(t)s-ˈjōnz- \

Definition of Bence-Jones protein 

: a polypeptide composed of one or two antibody light chains that is found especially in the urine of persons affected with multiple myeloma

First Known Use of Bence-Jones protein

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bence-Jones protein

Henry Bence-Jones †1873 English physician and chemist

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Bence-Jones protein

noun
\ˌben(t)s-ˌjōnz- \

Medical Definition of Bence-Jones protein 

: a polypeptide composed of one or two antibody light chains that is found especially in the urine of persons affected with multiple myeloma

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