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.

Origin of cardiolipin

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