tetanus immune globulin

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tetanus immune globulin n.
A sterile solution of globulins that are derived from the blood plasma of adult human donors who exhibit a high titer of antibodies specific for tetanus because of immunization with tetanus toxoid, used as a passive immunizing agent.

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tetanus immune globulin

noun
sterile solution of globulins derived from the blood plasma of a person who has been immunized for tetanus; provides short-term immunization against tetanus in cases of possible exposure to the tetanus bacillus [syn: tetanus immunoglobulin
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