from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation carbon-reinforced plastic
  • abbreviation C-reactive protein

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  • initialism biology Initialism of C-reactive protein.
  • initialism software Initialism of composite reuse principle.

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


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