immunoglobulin M

Definitions of immunoglobulin M
  1. noun
    one of the five major classes of immunoglobulins; involved in fighting blood infections and in triggering production of immunoglobulin G
    synonyms: IgM
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    Ig, immune gamma globulin, immune globulin, immune serum globulin, immunoglobulin
    a class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response
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