globulin globulin  /ɡ ˈlɑb jə lɪn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a family of proteins found in blood and milk and muscle and in plant seed

Usage(s):

  1. Half the children received shots of gamma globulin, the small fraction of human blood which contains protective antibodies.
  2. One was human gamma globulin, which are just pooled antibodies that bind to a lot of different things.
  3. One of the newest and most hopeful weapons in the fight against polio is a blood fraction called gamma globulin.

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