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

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1937

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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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