IgE

noun
\ ˌī-(ˌ)jē-ˈē How to pronounce IgE (audio) \

Definition of IgE

1 : a class of immunoglobulins including antibodies that function especially in allergic reactions
2 : an antibody of the class IgE

First Known Use of IgE

1969, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“IgE.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/IgE. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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IgE

noun
\ ˌī-ˌjē-ˈē How to pronounce IgE (audio) \

Medical Definition of IgE

1 : a class of immunoglobulins including antibodies that function especially in allergic reactions
2 : an immunoglobulin of the class IgE

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