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CRP

abbr.
1. carbon-reinforced plastic
2. C-reactive protein
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CRP

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CRP

abbreviation for
(Biochemistry) C-reactive protein; a chemical in the blood that can be measured to indicate inflammation in the body and a person's risk of suffering a heart attack
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CRP

C-reactive protein.
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Noun1.CRP - a byproduct of inflammation; a globulin that is found in the blood in some cases of acute inflammation
serum globulin - globulins occurring in blood serum and containing most of the antibodies of the blood
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