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Medical Term:

osteocalcin

Pronunciation: os'te-o-kal'sin

Definition: A protein found in osteoblasts and dentin; contains ?-carboxyglutamyl residues; has a role in mineralization and calcium ion homeostasis.

Synonym(s): bone Gla protein

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