cryoprotein

noun
cryo·​pro·​tein | \ ˌkrī-ə-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprōt-ē-ən How to pronounce cryoprotein (audio) \

Medical Definition of cryoprotein

: a protein (as cryoglobulin) in the blood that can be precipitated by cooling and redissolved by warming

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“Cryoprotein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cryoprotein. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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