alpha-fetoprotein definition

  • noun:
    • An antigen produced in the liver of a fetus that can can be found in particular conditions of adults, such liver cancer. Its degree in amniotic fluid can be utilized inside detection of certain fetal abnormalities, including Down problem and spina bifida.

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