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gamma globulinalso gam·ma·glob·u·lin (găm′ə-glŏb′yə-lĭn)
1. Any of a group of globulins in blood plasma that in an electrophoretic separation of serum proteins migrate the most slowly toward the anode. Most antibodies (immunoglobulins) are gamma globulins.
2. The protein fraction of blood serum that contains the gamma globulins.
3. See immune globulin.
(Biochemistry) any of a group of proteins in blood plasma that includes most known antibodies
a protein fraction of blood plasma that responds to stimulation of antigens, as bacteria or viruses, by forming antibodies: used in the treatment of some viral diseases.
A class of proteins in the blood plasma of humans and other mammals that function as part of the body's immune system. Antibodies are gamma globulins.
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|Noun||1.||gamma globulin - a plasma protein containing the immunoglobulins that are responsible for immune responses|
blood plasma, plasma, plasm - the colorless watery fluid of the blood and lymph that contains no cells, but in which the blood cells (erythrocytes, leukocytes, and thrombocytes) are suspended
plasma protein - any of the proteins in blood plasma
globulin - a family of proteins found in blood and milk and muscle and in plant seed
n. gamma globulina, tipo de anticuerpo producido en el tejido linfático o sintéticamente.