IgA

noun
\ ˌī-(ˌ)jē-ˈā \

Definition of IgA 

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

2 : an antibody of the class IgA

First Known Use of IgA

1969, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for IgA

immunoglobulin

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IgA

noun
\ ˌī-ˌjē-ˈā \

Medical Definition of IgA 

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

2 : an immunoglobulin of the class IgA

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