myelin basic protein

noun

Medical Definition of myelin basic protein

: a protein that is a constituent of myelin and is often found in higher than normal amounts in the cerebrospinal fluid of individuals affected with some demyelinating disease (as multiple sclerosis) abbreviation MBP

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“Myelin basic protein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/myelin%20basic%20protein. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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