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View in Spanish: Proteína monoclonal

Monoclonal protein (MAH-noh-KLOH-nul PROH-teen)
An antibody found in unusually large amounts in the blood or urine of people with multiple myeloma and other types of plasma cell tumors. Also called M protein.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.