alpha fetoprotein(redirected from a fetoprotein)
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alpha fetoprotein[′al·fə ¦fēd·ō′prō‚tēn]
A serum protein that has become associated with the detection of certain types of cancer and fetal abnormalities. Abbreviated AFP.
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