Gamma-globulin meaning

gămə-glŏbyə-lĭn
A protein fraction of blood serum containing many antibodies that protect against bacterial and viral infectious diseases.
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A solution of gamma globulin prepared from human blood and administered for passive immunization against measles, German measles, hepatitis A, and other infections.
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That fraction of blood serum which contains most antibodies, used in the temporary prevention of several infectious diseases, as measles and hepatitis.
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Any of a group of globulins in blood plasma that in an electrophoretic separation of serum proteins migrate the most slowly toward the anode. Most antibodies (immunoglobulins) are gamma globulins.
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The protein fraction of blood serum that contains the gamma globulins.
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A class of globulins in the blood plasma of humans and other mammals that function as part of the body's immune system and include most antibodies.
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A solution of this substance prepared from human blood and administered for immunization against measles, German measles, hepatitis A, and other infections.
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A fraction of blood serum containing the most antibodies.
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A class of proteins in the blood, identified by their position after serum protein electrophoresis. The most significant gamma globulins are antibodies.
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