tetanus immune globulin

n.

A sterile solution of globulins that are derived from the blood plasma of adult human donors who exhibit a high titer of antibodies specific for tetanus because of immunization with tetanus toxoid, used as a passive immunizing agent.

Nearby words

  1. tetanoid,
  2. tetanospasmin,
  3. tetanus,
  4. tetanus and gas gangrene antitoxin,
  5. tetanus antitoxin,
  6. tetanus neonatorum,
  7. tetanus toxin,
  8. tetanus toxoid,
  9. tetanus toxoids vaccine,
  10. tetanus vaccine


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