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Medical Term:

caveolin

Pronunciation: kav′ē-ō-lin

Definition: The 22-kD transmembrane protein associated with the membranes of caveolae and with Golgi membranes; believed to function in signal transduction, in cholesterol transport, and metabolism of the cell.

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