human gamma globulin

noun
a plasma protein containing the immunoglobulins that are responsible for immune responses
Syn: ↑gamma globulin
Hypernyms: ↑plasma protein, ↑globulin
Substance Holonyms: ↑plasma, ↑plasm, ↑blood plasma

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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