antiglobulin


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antiglobulin

 [an″tĭ-glob´u-lin]
an antibody directed against gamma globulin.
antiglobulin test (AGT) Coombs' test.

antiglobulin

/an·ti·glob·u·lin/ (an″te-) (an″ti-glob″u-lin) an antibody directed against gamma globulin, as used in the antiglobulin test.

antiglobulin

[an′tiglob′yoo͡lin]
Etymology: Gk, anti + L, globulus, small globe
an antibody against gamma globulin. Also called antihuman globulin See also antiglobulin test, precipitin.

an·ti·glob·u·lin

(an'tē-glob'yū-lin)
Antibody that combines with and precipitates globulin.

antiglobulin

an antibody to a heterologous antibody, such as goat antihorse IgG antibody, as used in the Coombs test, ELISA, immunofluorescence or other assays.

antiglobulin test
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