gamma globulin

noun

Definition of gamma globulin

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

First Known Use of gamma globulin

1937


Medical Dictionary

gamma globulin

noun

medical Definition of gamma globulin

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

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