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properdin

noun
  1. immunol a protein present in blood serum that, acting with complement, is involved in the destruction of alien cells, such as bacteria
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properdin in Medicine

properdin

(prō-pûrdn)
n.
  1. A natural protein in human blood serum that participates in the body's immune response by working in conjunction with the complement system.
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