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(măk″rō-glŏb′ū-lĭn )

A globulin of high molecular weight over about 400,000. Macroglobulin is normally present in the blood but is increased in disease states such as multiple myeloma, connective tissue disease, cirrhosis of the liver, and amyloidosis.

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