oncofetal antigens


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on·co·fe·tal an·ti·gens

tumor-associated antigens present in fetal tissue and some malignant tumors but not in normal adult tissue, including α-fetoprotein.

on·co·fe·tal an·ti·gens

(on'kō-fē'tăl an'ti-jenz)
Tumor-associated antigens present in fetal tissue but not in normal adult tissue, including α-fetoprotein and carcinoembryonic antigen.