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ceruloplasmin

[ suh-roo-luh-plaz-min ]
/ səˌru ləˈplæz mɪn /
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noun Biochemistry.
a serum glycoprotein involved in the storage and transport of copper and iron.
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Origin of ceruloplasmin

1950–55; <New Latin cerulo-, combining form representing Latin caeruleus (see cerulean, -o-) + plasm(a) + -in2
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Medical definitions for ceruloplasmin

ceruloplasmin
[ sə-rōō′lō-plăzmĭn ]

n.
A blue, copper-containing globulin that may play a part in erythropoiesis and oxygen reduction.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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