immunoglobulin love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of a group of large glycoproteins that are secreted by plasma cells and that function as antibodies in the immune response by binding with specific antigens. There are five classes of immunoglobulins: IgA, IgD, IgE, IgG, and IgM.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun any one of a class of globular proteins which are antibodies and are produced by the immune system in animals.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun biochemistry, immunology Any of the glycoproteins in blood serum that respond to invasion by foreign antigens and that protect the host by removing pathogens; an antibody.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response

Etymologies

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From immuno- +‎ globulin.

Examples

  • IgE allergic reactions are immediate; after being exposed to the food, your body quickly overproduces what is called immunoglobulin E antibodies, or IgE.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • IgE allergic reactions are immediate; after being exposed to the food, your body quickly overproduces what is called immunoglobulin E antibodies, or IgE.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • When that invader enters the body, often through the nose, the body tries to protect itself by producing those antibodies called immunoglobulin E IgE.

    You Raising Your Child

  • The B cells create chemicals called immunoglobulin antibodies that act like bullets against the foreign substance.

    You Raising Your Child

  • The B cells create chemicals called immunoglobulin antibodies that act like bullets against the foreign substance.

    You Raising Your Child

  • The B cells create chemicals called immunoglobulin antibodies that act like bullets against the foreign substance.

    You Raising Your Child

  • The B cells create chemicals called immunoglobulin antibodies that act like bullets against the foreign substance.

    You Raising Your Child

  • When that invader enters the body, often through the nose, the body tries to protect itself by producing those antibodies called immunoglobulin E IgE.

    You Raising Your Child

  • When that invader enters the body, often through the nose, the body tries to protect itself by producing those antibodies called immunoglobulin E IgE.

    You Raising Your Child

  • When that invader enters the body, often through the nose, the body tries to protect itself by producing those antibodies called immunoglobulin E IgE.

    You Raising Your Child

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