IgA

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noun \ˌī-(ˌ)jē-ˈā\

Definition of IgA

  1. 1 :  a class of immunoglobulins including antibodies found in external bodily secretions (such as saliva, tears, and sweat)

  2. 2 :  an antibody of the class IgA

Origin and Etymology of iga

immunoglobulin


First Known Use: 1969


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IgA

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noun \ˌī-ˌjē-ˈā\

Medical Definition of IgA

  1. 1:  a class of immunoglobulins that include antibodies found in external bodily secretions (as saliva, tears, and sweat)

  2. 2:  an immunoglobulin of the class IgA


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