Immunoglobulin M

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Medical Definition of Immunoglobulin M

Immunoglobulin M: A class of immunoglobulins found in blood and lymph fluid that are the first type of antibody made in response to an infection. Abbreviated IgM. IgM antibodies make up about 5 percent to 10 percent of all the antibodies in the body.


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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