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alpha globulin

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  1. a blood plasma protein that is separable from other globulins by electrophoresis.

Origin of alpha globulin

First recorded in 1920–25
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alpha globulin in Medicine

alpha globulin

  1. A type of globulin in blood plasma that exhibits great colloidal mobility in electrically charged neutral or alkaline solutions.
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