cryoglobulin

noun

cryo·​glob·​u·​lin ˌkrī-ō-ˈgläb-yə-lən How to pronounce cryoglobulin (audio)
: any of several proteins similar to gamma globulins (as in molecular weight) that precipitate usually in the cold from blood serum especially in pathological conditions (as multiple myeloma) and that redissolve on warming

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“Cryoglobulin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cryoglobulin. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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