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Medical Term:

CD16b

 

Definition: a glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored protein present on neutrophils; deficient in patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinemia and expressed in large granular lymphocytic leukemias and natural killer cell leukemias.

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