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AFP

abbr.
alpha-fetoprotein

afp

abbreviation for
(Biochemistry) alpha-fetoprotein

AFP

alpha-fetoprotein.
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Noun1.AFP - an abnormally large amount of this fetoprotein in the fetus can signal an abnormality of the neural tube (as spina bifida or anencephaly)AFP - an abnormally large amount of this fetoprotein in the fetus can signal an abnormality of the neural tube (as spina bifida or anencephaly)
fetoprotein, foetoprotein - any of several antigens that occur naturally in the fetus and sometimes in adults with cancer
Translations

AFP

afp N ABBR =alpha-fetoproteinAFP f
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Using ultrasound and AFP screening, they were able to detect 98% of neural tube defects in these patients.
AFP said the air quality program will be implemented first in Kabul and then replicated in other cities throughout Afghanistan.
The incidence of SIDS increased from 3 per 10,000 births among women with AFP levels in the lowest quintile to 8 per 10,000 births for women with AFP levels in the highest quintile, said Dr.
I hope this trip will make people think about the natural environment," said Fujiwara to AFP.
The other authorized pension fund managers are: AFP Siembra, AFP Reservas, AFP Porvenir, AFP Caribalico, AFP Camino, AFP Profesional and AFP Romana.
The survey was conducted last fall via email to senior-level AFP practitioner members and prospects, as well as AFP associate members working for banks.
Elevated levels of the tumor markers AFP, hCGB, CEA, and CA 19-9 are apparently a negative indicator for survival.
We recently demonstrated that FA could be easily distinguished from other aplastic syndromes by the circulating AFP concentrations.
1259(c)(1), a taxpayer has made a constructive sale of an AFP when he does any of the following:
Since that time, over 1,000 candidates have been accepted into the AFP program, seeking the credential that will place them at the top of the fitness industry.
With two fetal livers releasing AFP, a woman carrying twins will have double the normal blood level of AFP seen during pregnancy, explains epidemiologist W.
Emmanuel Hoog and AFP director of information Philippe Massonnet met French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe and Culture and Communication Minister Frederic Mitterrand on Tuesday to discuss what steps might be taken to ensure the journalists' release.