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  1. immunoglobulin M, IgM(noun)

    one of the five major classes of immunoglobulins; involved in fighting blood infections and in triggering production of immunoglobulin G


  1. IgM

    The major immunoglobulin secreted during a primary immune response. IgM binds with low affinity but high avidity (multiple binding sites) because it not only occurs as monomers but also as pentamers and hexamers.

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