from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. C-reactive protein

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  • Initialism of C-reactive protein.
  • Initialism of composite reuse principle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a byproduct of inflammation; a globulin that is found in the blood in some cases of acute inflammation


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