osteoprotegerin

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From osteo- (bone) +‎ protegere (to protect) +‎ -in (compound-forming suffix).

Noun[edit]

osteoprotegerin (plural osteoprotegerins)

  1. A cytokine that can inhibit the production of osteoclasts.