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Medical Term:

Tamm-Horsfall mucoprotein

Pronunciation: tam hors'fahl

Definition: the matrix of urinary casts derived from the secretion of renal tubular cells.

Synonym(s): Tamm-Horsfall protein, urinary slime, uromucoid

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