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Medical Term:

CD15

 

Definition: a phosphatidylinositol-anchored transmembrane protein found on neutrophils; it may be involved in phagocytosis; expressed in patients with Hodgkin disease, some B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemias, acute lymphoblastic leukemias, and most acute nonlymphocytic leukemias.

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