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IgAnoun [U]

specialized
abbreviation for Immunoglobulin A (IgA): an antibody (= a substance in the blood that attacks harmful bacteria) that is very important in protecting the body in mucus membranes (= the thick skin that covers the inside of body parts such as the nose and mouth)
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