HyperDic: ig

English > 1 sense of the word Ig:
NOUNsubstanceIg, immunoglobulin, immune serum globulin, immune gamma globulin, immune globulina class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response
English > Ig: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response.
Synonymsimmunoglobulin, immune serum globulin, immune gamma globulin, immune globulin
Narrowerimmunoglobulin A, IgAOne of the most common of the five major classes of immunoglobulins
immunoglobulin D, IgDOne of the five major classes of immunoglobulins
immunoglobulin E, IgEOne of the five major classes of immunoglobulins
immunoglobulin G, IgGOne of the five major classes of immunoglobulins
immunoglobulin M, IgMOne of the five major classes of immunoglobulins
tetanus immunoglobulin, tetanus immune globulinsterile solution of globulins derived from the blood plasma of a person who has been immunized for tetanus
BroaderantibodyAny of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response
gamma globulin, human gamma globulinA plasma protein containing the immunoglobulins that are responsible for immune responses
Spanishinmunoglobulina
Catalanimmunoglobulina

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