immunoglobulin

Definition / meaning of immunoglobulin

A protein that acts as an antibody. Immunoglobulins are made by B cells and plasma cells. An immunoglobulin is a type of glycoprotein with two heavy chains and two light chains. Also called Ig.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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