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Medical Term:

intercellular adhesion molecule-1

 

Definition: a glycoprotein that is expressed on a variety of cells. The natural ligand for ICAM-1 is LFA-1, but it also serves as the cellular receptor for rhinoviruses in respiratory epithelium.

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