Skip to Content
Medical Term:

Fc fragment

Definition

the crystallizable fragment of an immunoglobulin molecule composed of the constant regions of the heavy chains and responsible for binding to antibody receptors (Fc receptor) on cells and the Clq component of complement.

Synonym(s): Fc piece

© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide