ceruloplasmin

noun ce·ru·lo·plas·min \ sə-ˌrü-lō-ˈplaz-mən \

Definition of ceruloplasmin

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

Origin and Etymology of ceruloplasmin

International Scientific Vocabulary cerulo- (from Latin caeruleus) + plasma + 1-in


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ceruloplasmin

noun ce·ru·lo·plas·min \ sə-ˌrü-lō-ˈplaz-mən \

medical Definition of ceruloplasmin

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

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