What does AFP mean in Human Genome?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand AFP in the Medical field in general and in the Human Genome terminology in particular.

Alpha FetoProtein

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What does AFP mean?

alpha fetoprotein, alpha foetoprotein, AFP(noun)
an abnormally large amount of this fetoprotein in the fetus can signal an abnormality of the neural tube (as spina bifida or anencephaly)

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