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properdin

/ˈprəʊpədɪn/
noun
1.
(immunol) a protein present in blood serum that, acting with complement, is involved in the destruction of alien cells, such as bacteria
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properdin pro·per·din (prō-pûr'dn)
n.
A natural protein in human blood serum that participates in the body's immune response by working in conjunction with the complement system.

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