lactoferrin

(LAK-toh-fayr-in)

A protein that is found in milk, tears, mucus, bile, and some white blood cells and is being studied in the treatment and prevention of cancer. It is involved in fighting against infection and inflammation and it acts as an antioxidant.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "lactoferrin"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "lactoferrina"

Proteína que se encuentra en la leche, las lágrimas, el moco, la bilis y algunos glóbulos blancos; se estudia para tratar y prevenir el cáncer. Combate la infección y la inflamación, y actúa como antioxidante.