chickenpox immune globulin (human)


Globulin fraction of serum from persons recently recovered from herpes zoster infection, used to inoculate high-risk children to prevent infection.

Nearby words

  1. chicken-hearted,
  2. chicken-livered,
  3. chicken-shit,
  4. chickenfeed,
  5. chickenpox,
  6. chickenpox virus,
  7. chickens come home to roost,
  8. chickenshit,
  9. chickpea,
  10. chickweed

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