c-reactive protein









c-reactive protein


noun Biochemistry.

  1. a globulin that increases in concentration in the bloodstream during infectious states and other abnormal conditions. Abbreviation: CRP

n.

  1. An antibody found in the blood in certain acute and chronic conditions including infections and cancers. It is a nonspecific indicator of inflammation and, therefore, not diagnostic of any one disease.

  1. An antibody found in the blood in certain acute and chronic conditions including infections and cancers. It is a nonspecific indicator of inflammation and therefore not diagnostic of any one disease.

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