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macroaggregated albumin

[ mak-roh-ag-ri-gey-tid al-byoo-muhn ]
/ ˌmæk roʊˈæg rɪ geɪ tɪd ælˈbyu mən /
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noun Biochemistry.
human albumin that, prepared as a radiopharmaceutical, is used in the perfusion phase of a scan to assess blood flow in the lungs. Abbreviation: MAA
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Also called ag·gre·gat·ed al·bu·min [ag-ri-gey-tid al-byoo-muhn] /ˈæg rɪ geɪ tɪd ælˈbyu mən/ .

Origin of macroaggregated albumin

First recorded in 1965–70

Words nearby macroaggregated albumin

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Medical definitions for macroaggregated albumin

macroaggregated albumin
[ măk′rō-ăgrĭ-gā′tĭd ]

n.
Conglomerate human serum albumin in a suspension, often radiolabeled and used to scan the lungs.
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