macroglobulinemia

noun mac·ro·glob·u·li·ne·mia \ -ˌglä-byə-lə-ˈnē-mē-ə \

Definition of macroglobulinemia

: a disorder characterized by increased blood serum viscosity and the presence of macroglobulins in the serum

macroglobulinemic

play \-mik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of macroglobulinemia

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

macroglobulinemia

noun mac·ro·glob·u·lin·emia
variants: or chiefly British macroglobulinaemia play \-ˌgläb-yə-lə-ˈnē-mē-ə\

medical Definition of macroglobulinemia

: a disorder characterized by increased blood serum viscosity and the presence of macroglobulins in the serum

macroglobulinemic

or chiefly British macroglobulinaemic play \-mik\ adjective

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