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Medical Term:

RHo(D) immune globulin


a globulin fraction of antibody, derived from human donors, specific for the most common antigen, Rho(D), of the Rh group; used to prevent Rh-sensitization of an Rh-negative woman after delivery of an Rh-positive fetus.

Synonym(s): anti-D immunoglobulin, Rho(D) immunoglobulin

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