agammaglobulinemia


agam·ma·glob·u·lin·emia

noun \ˌā-ˌga-mə-ˌglä-byə-lə-ˈnē-mē-ə\

Definition of AGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA

:  a condition in which the body forms few or no gamma globulins or antibodies
agam·ma·glob·u·lin·emic \-ˈnē-mik\ adjective

Origin of AGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA

New Latin, from a- + International Scientific Vocabulary gamma globulin + New Latin -emia
First Known Use: circa 1952

agam·ma·glob·u·lin·emia

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA

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

Variants of AGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA

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

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