Definitions for "Alkaline phosphatase"
This is a chemical that is normally found in the bloodstream. It is produced by bone cells. The level in the blood can be raised in some types of primary bone cancer.
(AP) An enzyme that is found in the blood, as well as other body fluids and tissues. A blood test that reveals abnormal AP levels may indicate impaired liver function, muscle damage, or bone disease.
an enzyme found in various body tissues and fluids. A high alkaline phosphatase level suggests liver damage.