noun Biochemistry.
a serum glycoprotein involved in the storage and transport of copper and iron.

1950–55; < Neo-Latin cerulo-, combining form representing Latin caeruleus (see cerulean, -o-) + plasm(a) + -in2

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ceruloplasmin ce·ru·lo·plas·min (sə-rōō'lō-plāz'mĭn)
A blue, copper-containing globulin that may play a part in erythropoiesis and oxygen reduction.

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