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agammaglobulinaemia

Line breaks: agamma|globu¦lin|aemia
Pronunciation: /eɪˌɡaməˌɡlɒbjʊlɪˈniːmɪə
 
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(also agammaglobulinemia)

Definition of agammaglobulinaemia in English:

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Lack of gamma globulin in the blood plasma, causing immune deficiency.
Example sentences
  • The gamma-globulin zone is decreased in hypo-gammaglobulinemia and agammaglobulinemia.
  • One would anticipate seeing more of this type of disease in lymphoma leading to agammaglobulinemia, either with or without bronchiectisis.
  • For the past 20 years, intravenously administered immune globulin has been used in the treatment of agammaglobulinemia.

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