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The main serum protein of the blood in humans and other vertebrates, produced in the liver and active in the maintenance of blood osmotic pressure, and in the transport of fatty acids, steroids, and other compounds, including many drugs.
(Biochemistry) a form of albumin that is the most abundant protein constituent of blood plasma. See also albumin
the principal protein of blood plasma, important in osmotic regulation of the blood and transport of metabolites: used in the treatment of shock.
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|Noun||1.||serum albumin - albumin occurring in blood serum; serves to maintain the somatic pressure of the blood|
blood serum, serum - an amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates