ferritin ferritin

Definition(s):

  • (n) a protein containing 20% iron that is found in the intestines and liver and spleen; it is one of the chief forms in which iron is stored in the body

Usage(s):

  • For each 1% increase of blood ferritin, there was more than a 4% increase in heart-attack risk.

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