immunoglobulin E: a class of antibodies most abundant in tissue spaces, involved in the expulsion of intestinal parasites and causing allergic reactions by activating the release of histamines and leukotrienes in response to certain foreign antigens.
Initial Graphics Exchange Specification: an ASME/ANSI standard for the exchange of CAD data.
IGF abbr. insulinlike growth factor insulin-like growth factor
/ˈɪɡfɛt/ noun 1. insulated-gate field-effect transistor; a type of field-effect transistor having one or more semiconductor gate electrodes Compare JFET
Immunology. 1. immunoglobulin G: a class of circulating antibodies predominant in serum, produced by plasma cells and memory cells in response to pathogens and other foreign substances, able to pass through the placental wall to the fetal circulation to impart immune defense for the period of infancy. verb To ignore; refuse to notice (1940s+ Jive […]
Interactive Graphic Language. Used primarily by Physics Dept at Brooklyn Poly, uses numerical methods on vectors to approximate continuous function problems that don’t have closed form solutions. [Is this being confused with Tektronix’s graphics library by the same name?]