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cardiolipin

[kahr-dee-oh-lip-in]
noun Biochemistry.
  1. a lipid purified from bovine heart and used as an antigen for reacting with reagin, the Wassermann antibody, in the Wassermann diagnostic test for syphilis.
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Origin of cardiolipin

First recorded in 1942; cardio- + lip(id) + -in2
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