Meaning of “immunoglobulin” in the English Dictionary

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"immunoglobulin" in British English

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immunoglobulinnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌɪm.jəːn.əʊˈɡlɒb.jə.lɪn/ us /ˌɪm.jə.noʊˈɡlɑː.bjə.lɪn/ abbreviation IG specialized

a protein (= chemical substance) produced by the body that can destroy harmful bacteria in the body. There are five different types: IgA, IgD, IgE, IgG, and IgM

(Definition of “immunoglobulin” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)