CA-19-9 antigen

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CA-19-9 antigen

tumor antigen present in cholangiocarcinomas and pancreatic carcinomas.

CA-19-9 an·ti·gen

(an'ti-jen)
Tumor antigen present in cholangiocarcinomas and pancreatic carcinomas.
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