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IgE

abbr.
immunoglobulin E

IgE

immunoglobulin E: a class of antibodies, abundant in tissue spaces, that activate histamines and leukotrienes in allergic reaction to foreign particles.
[1960–65]
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Noun1.IgE - one of the five major classes of immunoglobulins; present primarily in the skin and mucous membranes
Ig, immune gamma globulin, immune globulin, immune serum globulin, immunoglobulin - a class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response
reagin - an immunoglobulin E that is formed as an antibody against allergens (such as pollen); attaches to cell membranes causing the release of histamine and other substances responsible for the local inflammation characteristic of an allergy
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