fetoprotein

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

Definition of fetoprotein

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

First Known Use of fetoprotein

1964


Medical Dictionary

fetoprotein

noun fe·to·pro·tein
variants: or chiefly British foetoprotein play \ˌfēt-ō-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprōt-ē-ən\

medical Definition of fetoprotein

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

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