[ kahr-dee-oh-lip-in ]
/ ˌkɑr di oʊˈlɪp ɪn /
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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Medical definitions for cardiolipin
[ kär′dē-ō-lĭp′ĭn ]
A phospholipid usually obtained from beef heart, used in combination with lecithin and cholesterol as an antigen to diagnose syphilis.
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