C-reactive protein(redirected from C-reactive peptide)
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C-reactive protein[¦sē rē‚ak·tiv ′prō‚tēn]
A plasma protein that is present normally in low concentration, and after trauma or infection in much higher concentration; the biological function is unknown.
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