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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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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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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).