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biomarker

[bahy-oh-mahr-ker] /ˈbaɪ oʊˌmɑr kər/
noun
1.
a distinct biochemical, genetic, or molecular characteristic or substance that is an indicator of a particular biological condition or process:
a blood test to measure protein biomarkers for cancer.
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British Dictionary definitions for bio marker

biomarker

/ˈbaɪəʊˌmɑːkə/
noun
1.
another name for biological marker
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bio marker in Medicine

biomarker bi·o·mark·er (bī'ō-mär'kər)
n.

  1. See marker.

  2. A specific physical trait used to measure or indicate the effects or progress of a disease, illness, or condition.

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