apoferritin

noun
ap·​o·​fer·​ri·​tin | \ ˌap-ə-ˈfer-ət-ən How to pronounce apoferritin (audio) \

Medical Definition of apoferritin

: a colorless crystalline protein capable of storing iron in bodily cells especially of the liver by combining with iron to form ferritin

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“Apoferritin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/apoferritin. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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