alpha globulin

noun

Definition of alpha globulin

: any of several globulins of plasma or serum that have at alkaline pH the greatest electrophoretic mobility next to albumin — compare beta globulin, gamma globulin

First Known Use of alpha globulin

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Alpha globulin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alpha%20globulin. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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alpha globulin

noun

Medical Definition of alpha globulin

: any of several globulins of plasma or serum that have at alkaline pH the greatest electrophoretic mobility next to albumin — compare beta globulin, gamma globulin

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