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. Unabridged
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biomarker (ˈbaɪəʊˌmɑːkə)
another name for biological marker

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biomarker bi·o·mark·er (bī'ō-mär'kər)

  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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