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Pronunciation: bis′al-byū′mi-nē′mē-ă

Definition: The concurrence of having two kinds of serum albumin that differ in mobility on electrophoresis: normal albumin (albumin A) and any one of several variant types that migrate at other speeds; people are heterozygous for the gene for albumin A and the gene for the variant albumin type.

See Also: inherited albumin variants, under variant

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