agammaglobulinemia

noun
agam·​ma·​glob·​u·​lin·​emia | \ ˌā-ˌga-mə-ˌglä-byə-lə-ˈnē-mē-ə How to pronounce agammaglobulinemia (audio) \

Definition of agammaglobulinemia

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

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agammaglobulinemic \ ˌā-​ˌga-​mə-​ˌglä-​byə-​lə-​ˈnē-​mik How to pronounce agammaglobulinemia (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of agammaglobulinemia

circa 1952, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agammaglobulinemia

a- entry 2 + gamma globulin + -emia

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The first known use of agammaglobulinemia was circa 1952

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“Agammaglobulinemia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agammaglobulinemia. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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agammaglobulinemia

noun
agam·​ma·​glob·​u·​lin·​emia
variants: or chiefly British agammaglobulinaemia \ (ˌ)ā-​ˌgam-​ə-​ˌgläb-​yə-​lə-​ˈnē-​mē-​ə How to pronounce agammaglobulinemia (audio) \

Medical Definition of agammaglobulinemia

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

Other Words from agammaglobulinemia

agammaglobulinemic \ (ˌ)ā-​ˌgam-​ə-​ˌgläb-​yə-​lə-​ˈnē-​mik How to pronounce agammaglobulinemia (audio) \ adjective
agammaglobulinemic patients

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