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Noun: immunoglobulin  ,i-myu-now'gló-byû-lin or i,myoo-now'gló-byû-lin
  1. A class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response
    - Ig, immune serum globulin, immune gamma globulin, immune globulin

Derived forms: immunoglobulins

Type of: antibody, gamma globulin, human gamma globulin

Encyclopedia: Immunoglobulin