Definition of cryoglobulin in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkrīəˈɡläbyələn/


A protein that occurs in the blood in certain disorders. It can be precipitated out of solution below 10°C, causing obstruction in the fingers and toes.
Example sentences
  • RF, cryoglobulins and anti LKMI antibodies were the most frequently detected markers.
  • He also suggests potential autoimmune tests such as the rheumatoid factor for rheumatoid arthritis, cryoglobulins for cryoglobulinemia as well as the erythrocyte sedimentation rate for evidence of general inflammation.
  • The results of an autoantibody screen and testing for antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies were negative, complements were normal, and cryoglobulins were not detected.

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Syllabification: cry·o·glob·u·lin

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