NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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- serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase
- listen (SEER-um GLOO-tuh-mayt py-ROO-vayt tranz-A-mih-nays)
- An enzyme found in the liver and other tissues. A high level of serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase released into the blood may be a sign of liver damage, cancer, or other diseases. Also called alanine transferase and SGPT.