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IgM

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noun \ˌī-(ˌ)jē-ˈem\

Definition of IgM

  1. 1 :  a class of immunoglobulins of high molecular weight including the primary antibodies that are released into the blood early in the immune response to be replaced later by IgG and that are highly efficient in binding complement

  2. 2 :  an antibody of the class IgM



1969

First Known Use of igm

1969


Medical Dictionary

IgM

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noun \ˌī-ˌjē-ˈem\

Medical Definition of IgM

  1. 1:  a class of immunoglobulins of high molecular weight that include the primary antibodies released into the blood early in the immune response to be replaced later by IgGs of lower molecular weight and that are highly efficient in binding complement

  2. 2:  an immunoglobulin of the class IgM




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "IgM" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "IgM"


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