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apoferritin

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noun ap·o·fer·ri·tin \ ˌap-ə-ˈfer-ət-ən \

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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