anticardiolipin antibody


an·​ti·​car·​dio·​lip·​in antibody -ˌkärd-ē-ō-ˈlip-ən- How to pronounce anticardiolipin antibody (audio)
: an antibody that is directed against phospholipids and especially cardiolipin and is associated with increased risk for recurring arterial and venous thromboses

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“Anticardiolipin antibody.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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