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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A specific physical trait used to measure or indicate the effects or progress of a disease or condition,

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  • A biomarker is a specific biochemical in the body that measures disease or the effects of treatment.
  • A biomarker is a measurable biological substance that acts as an indicator of either health or disease.
  • A biomarker is a protein measured in the blood whose concentration can indicate the presence or severity of disease.
  • Therefore, unlike most prior published studies, we did not find evidence of a gene expression biomarker for chronic fatiguing illness. for more
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