Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Medical Dictionary

gamma globulin

noun

Medical Definition of gamma globulin

  1. 1a:  a protein fraction of blood rich in antibodiesb:  a sterile solution of gamma globulin from pooled human blood administered especially for passive immunity against measles, German measles, hepatitis A, or polio

  2. 2:  any of numerous globulins of blood plasma or serum that have less electrophoretic mobility at alkaline pH than serum albumins, alpha globulins, or beta globulins and that include most antibodies




Learn More about gamma globulin


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up gamma globulin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a division or portion of a pool or whole

Get Word of the Day daily email!