antiglobulin

antiglobulin
noun Date: circa 1909 an antibody that combines with and precipitates globulin

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • antiglobulin — /an tee glob yeuh lin, an tuy /, n. Immunol. an antibody produced by an animal in reaction to the introduction of globulin from another animal. [1905 10; ANTI + GLOBULIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • antiglobulin — an·ti·glob·u·lin .ant i gläb yə lən, .an .tī n an antibody that combines with and precipitates globulin * * * an·ti·glob·u·lin (anґtĭ glob″u lin) an antibody directed against gamma globulin; see also under test …   Medical dictionary

  • antiglobulin — an·ti·globulin …   English syllables

  • antiglobulin — ˌ noun Etymology: anti (I) + globulin : an antibody that combines with and precipitates globulin * * * /an tee glob yeuh lin, an tuy /, n. Immunol. an antibody produced by an animal in reaction to the introduction of globulin from another animal …   Useful english dictionary

  • antiglobulin consumption test — a test for serum antibodies against cellular antigens. Cells are incubated with the serum sample and then with antiglobulin; any serum antibody that binds to the cells will take up antiglobulin. The amount of antiglobulin consumed is determined… …   Medical dictionary

  • Antiglobulin test — An antiglobulin test is a laboratory test to identify antibodies that can bind to the surface of red blood cells or platelets and destroy them. This test is used to diagnose certain blood disorders in which patients make antibodies to their own… …   Wikipedia

  • antiglobulin test — (AGT) a test for the presence of nonagglutinating antibodies against red blood cells, using antihuman globulin antibody to agglutinate cells coated with the nonagglutinating antibody. The direct antiglobulin test detects antibodies bound to… …   Medical dictionary

  • antiglobulin reaction — the agglutination of particles (usually erythrocytes) that have been (1) sensitized by the adsorption of soluble antigen, (2) treated with antibody to that antigen, and (3) treated with antiserum to the serum globulin of the animal species that… …   Medical dictionary

  • antiglobulin test — A laboratory test to identify antibodies that can bind to the surface of red blood cells or platelets and destroy them. This test is used to diagnose certain blood disorders in which patients make antibodies to their own red blood cells or… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • direct antiglobulin test — direct Coombs test see antiglobulin t …   Medical dictionary

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