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Medical Term:

C-reactive protein

 

Definition: a ß-globulin found in the serum of various people with certain inflammatory, degenerative, and neoplastic diseases; although the protein is not a specific antibody, it precipitates in vitro the C polysaccharide present in all types of pneumococci.

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