- leukocyte common antigens
- (LCA) a group of glycoproteins, antigenically similar but of different molecular weights, found on B cells, T cells, thymocytes, and leukopoietic cells. Called also common leukocyte a's.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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