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Medical Term:

acute phase reactants

 

Definition: a group of proteins that are produced and/or released in increased concentrations during the acute phase reaction, including fibrinogen; C-reactive protein; complement proteins B, C3, C4; a2-acid glycoprotein, serum amyloid A, and proteinase inhibitors.

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