biomarker

[bahy-oh-mahr-ker]

noun

a distinct biochemical, genetic, or molecular characteristic or substance that is an indicator of a particular biological condition or process: a blood test to measure protein biomarkers for cancer.

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British Dictionary definitions for biomarker

biomarker

noun

another name for biological marker
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biomarker in Medicine

biomarker

[bīō-mär′kər]

n.

marker
A specific physical trait used to measure or indicate the effects or progress of a disease, illness, or condition.
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