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AFP

abbr.
alpha-fetoprotein
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afp

abbreviation for
(Biochemistry) alpha-fetoprotein
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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
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Translations

AFP

afp N ABBR =alpha-fetoproteinAFP f
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Image Credit: AFP Pakistanis take to the streets during Independence Day celebrations in Islamabad.
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AFP is a glycoprotein produced by the fetal yolk sac after the seventh week of gestation, and later on by the fetus gut and liver.
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Any child suspected with liver tumour is tested for AFP levels due to the widespread notion that markedly elevated levels are suggestive of malignant tumours like hepatoblastoma.
A Palestinian postal official told AFP that it would take at least another two weeks to sort and deliver.
AFP content in fetal serum is high and gradually decreases to the level of adults after birth.
He explained the equipment and trainings provided by AFP to NAB and thanked them for their support.
A total of ten routine laboratory tests were chosen to be analyzed; they were albumin (ALB), total bilirubin (TBil), alanine transaminase (ALT), platelet count (PLT), prothrombin time (Pt(s)), prothrombin time activity (Pt(a)), AFP, GP73, AFP-L3, and AFP-L3/AFP ratio (L3/AFP).