: any of several fetal antigens present in the adult in some abnormal conditions
Examples of fetoprotein in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe most popular existing liver cancer blood test, alpha-fetoprotein, achieved a score of 0.816.
Bradley J. Fikes, sandiegouniontribune.com, 9 Oct. 2017 Of the liver cancer patients in the study, 40 percent had a normal level of alpha-fetoprotein, the study stated.
Bradley J. Fikes, sandiegouniontribune.com, 9 Oct. 2017
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