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IMMUNOGLOBULIN A

 Dictionary entry overview: What does immunoglobulin A mean? 

IMMUNOGLOBULIN A (noun)
  The noun IMMUNOGLOBULIN A has 1 sense:

1. one of the most common of the five major classes of immunoglobulins; the chief antibody in the membranes of the gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts

  Familiarity information: IMMUNOGLOBULIN A used as a noun is very rare.


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IMMUNOGLOBULIN A (noun)


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Meaning:

One of the most common of the five major classes of immunoglobulins; the chief antibody in the membranes of the gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

IgA; immunoglobulin A

Hypernyms ("immunoglobulin A" is a kind of...):

Ig; immune gamma globulin; immune globulin; immune serum globulin; immunoglobulin (a class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response)


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