immune serum globulin

n.

A sterile solution of globulins derived from pooled human blood that contains antibodies that are normally present in the blood of adults, used as a passive immunizing agent against rubella, measles, and hepatitis A and as treatment for hypogammaglobulinemia.

Nearby words

  1. isodimorphism,
  2. isodomic,
  3. isodose,
  4. isodrosotherm,
  5. isodynamic,
  6. isoelastic,
  7. isoelectric,
  8. isoelectric electroencephalogram,
  9. isoelectric line,
  10. isoelectric period


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