anticardiolipin antibody

noun
an·​ti·​car·​dio·​lip·​in antibody | \ -ˌkärd-ē-ō-ˈlip-ən- How to pronounce anticardiolipin antibody (audio) \

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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“Anticardiolipin antibody.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anticardiolipin%20antibody. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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