macroglobulin

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mac·ro·glob·u·lin

 (măk′rō-glŏb′yə-lĭn)
n.
A plasma globulin of high molecular weight.
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macroglobulin

(ˌmækrəʊˈɡlɒbjʊlɪn)
n
1. (Biochemistry) an immunoglobulin of unusually high relative molecular mass, observed in the blood in some diseases
2. (Biochemistry) Also called: immunoglobulin M the normal form of this immunoglobulin
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For example, regardless of their nature, it is important that substances that can lead to clumping of formed elements that might affect flow cytometric measurements, such as cryoglobulins or other RBC agglutinins, elevated fibrinogen, macroglobulins, or naturally occurring factors that lead to platelet clumping, rouleaux, or other conditions such as polycythemia or thrombocytopenia, be recognized and corrected for by image analysis.
Macroglobulinemia: Macroglobulinemia is a condition with increased concentration of macroglobulins in the blood.
Engler & Shea (36) have also shown that EIA did not give discrepant results with rheumatoid factor, syneresis fluid, or serum macroglobulins from systemic lupus erythematosis patients while LAT cross-reacted.