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Medical Term:

CD45

 

Definition: a type I transmembrane protein present on all hemopoietic cells (except erythrocytes) that assists in cell activation; expressed in lymphomas, B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia, hairy cell leukemia, and acute nonlymphocytic leukemia.

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