Translation: from english

antinuclear factor

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  • antinuclear factor — (ANF) see under antibody …   Medical dictionary

  • factor antinuclear — anticuerpo contra los constituyentes del núcleo celular que puede ser detectado por técnicas de inmunofluorescencia en enfermos de lupus eritematoso diseminado, artritis reumatoide y otras enfermedades del colágeno. Diccionario ilustrado de… …   Diccionario médico

  • factor — 1. One of the contributing causes in any action. 2. One of the components that by multiplication makes up a number or expression. 3. SYN: gene. 4. A vitamin or other essential element. 5. An event, characteristic, or other definable entity that …   Medical dictionary

  • LE factor — el ē n an antibody found in the serum esp. of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus * * * an antinuclear antibody present in the blood serum in systemic lupus erythematosus, having a sedimentation rate of 7S and reacting with leukocyte… …   Medical dictionary

  • ANF — Abbreviation for antinuclear factor; atrial natriuretic factor. * * * alpha naphthoflavone; American Nurses Foundation; antineuritic factor; antinuclear factor; atrial natriuretic factor * * * ANF abbr atrial natriuretic factor * * * antinuclear… …   Medical dictionary

  • Arthritis — Classification and external resources Hands affected by rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune form of arthritis ICD 10 M …   Wikipedia

  • ANF — • alpha naphthoflavone; • American Nurses Foundation; • antineuritic factor; • antinuclear factor; • atrial natriuretic factor …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • Anti-nuclear antibody — Anti nuclear antibodies (ANAs, also known as anti nuclear factor or ANF ) are antibodies directed against contents of the cell nucleus. [MeshName|Antinuclear+Antibody] They are present in higher than normal numbers in autoimmune disease. The ANA… …   Wikipedia

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  • test — 1. To prove; to try a substance; to determine the chemical nature of a substance by means of reagents. 2. A method of examination, as to determine the presence or absence of a definite disease or of some substance in any of the fluids, tissues,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Autoantibody — An autoantibody is an antibody (a type of protein) manufactured by the immune system that is directed against one or more of the individual s own proteins. Many autoimmune diseases in humans, most notably lupus erythematosus, are caused by such… …   Wikipedia

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