macroglobulin

noun
mac·​ro·​glob·​u·​lin | \ ˌma-krō-ˈglä-byə-lən How to pronounce macroglobulin (audio) \

Definition of macroglobulin

: a highly polymerized globulin (such as IgM) of high molecular weight

First Known Use of macroglobulin

1952, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for macroglobulin

borrowed from German Makroglobulin, from makro- macro- + Globulin globulin

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The first known use of macroglobulin was in 1952

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“Macroglobulin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/macroglobulin. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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macroglobulin

noun
mac·​ro·​glob·​u·​lin | \ ˌmak-rō-ˈgläb-yə-lən How to pronounce macroglobulin (audio) \

Medical Definition of macroglobulin

: a highly polymerized globulin (as IgM) of high molecular weight

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