NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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- serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase
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- An enzyme found in the liver, heart, and other tissues. A high level of serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase released into the blood may be a sign of liver or heart damage, cancer, or other diseases. Also called aspartate transaminase and SGOT.