macroglobulinemia

noun
mac·​ro·​glob·​u·​li·​ne·​mia | \ ˌma-krō-ˌglä-byə-lə-ˈnē-mē-ə How to pronounce macroglobulinemia (audio) \

Definition of macroglobulinemia

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

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macroglobulinemic \ ˌma-​krō-​ˌglä-​byə-​lə-​ˈnē-​mik How to pronounce macroglobulinemia (audio) \ adjective

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Recent Examples on the Web Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia is a blood cell cancer and a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, 14 July 2021 During the quarter, Imbruvica won U.S. regulatory approval for a new use, treating a rare cancer called Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia, and the Food and Drug Administration also approved a three-drug combination pill for treating HIV, Symtuza. Linda A. Johnson, The Seattle Times, 16 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of macroglobulinemia

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for macroglobulinemia

borrowed from German Makroglobulinämie, from Makroglobulin macroglobulin + -ämie -emia

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“Macroglobulinemia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/macroglobulinemia. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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macroglobulinemia

noun
mac·​ro·​glob·​u·​lin·​emia
variants: or chiefly British macroglobulinaemia \ -​ˌgläb-​yə-​lə-​ˈnē-​mē-​ə How to pronounce macroglobulinemia (audio) \

Medical Definition of macroglobulinemia

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

Other Words from macroglobulinemia

macroglobulinemic or chiefly British macroglobulinaemic \ -​mik How to pronounce macroglobulinemia (audio) \ adjective

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