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Gofman test

Pronunciation: gof'man

Definition: a test for various serum lipoproteins that contain cholesterol, as an index of the tendency to the development of atheromatous lesions and arteriosclerosis; the test is based on the differential flotation of molecules of various sizes when the serum is treated in an ultracentrifuge.

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