pregnancy-associated plasma protein A

(redirected from Pappalysin-1)

pregnancy-associated plasma protein A

Abbreviation: PAPP-A
A plasma protein that is used as a screening test between 8 and 14 weeks gestation; diminished levels of the protein suggest an increased risk for Down syndrome, intrauterine growth retardation, preeclampsia, and stillbirth.
See also: protein
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