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agammaglobulinemia

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noun agam·ma·glob·u·lin·emia \ˌā-ˌga-mə-ˌglä-byə-lə-ˈnē-mē-ə\

Definition of agammaglobulinemia

  1. :  a condition in which the body forms few or no gamma globulins or antibodies

agam·ma·glob·u·lin·emicplay \-ˈnē-mik\ adjective


Origin of agammaglobulinemia

New Latin, from a- + International Scientific Vocabulary gamma globulin + New Latin -emia


First Known Use: circa 1952


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agammaglobulinemia

noun agam·ma·glob·u·lin·emia

Medical Definition of agammaglobulinemia

  1. :  a pathological condition in which the body forms few or no gamma globulins or antibodies—compare dysgammaglobulinemia



Variants of agammaglobulinemia

or chiefly British agam·ma·glob·u·lin·ae·mia \(ˌ)ā-ˌgam-ə-ˌgläb-yə-lə-ˈnē-mē-ə\play

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