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abbreviation for immunoglobulin G.
Abbreviation for immunoglobulin G.
IgGImmunoglobulin class G. This antibody accounts for three quarters of the immunoglobulins in the blood of healthy people. It is widely distributed in the tissues and is the only immunoglobulin class that passes through the placenta to the fetus. It is concerned with protection against a wide range of infecting organisms. Note that the term gamma globulin refers to the whole class of immunoglobulins, not simply to IgG.
Immunoglobulin G (IgG)
A group of antibodies against certain viral infections that circulate in the bloodstream. One type of IgG is specific against the mumps paramyxovirus.
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immunoglobulin G. See immunoglobulin.