alpha foetoprotein definition

  • noun:
    • an abnormally large amount of this fetoprotein into the fetus can signal an abnormality of this neural tube (as spina bifida or anencephaly)
    • an abnormally large amount of this fetoprotein within the fetus can signal an abnormality for the neural pipe (as spina bifida or anencephaly)

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