- a condition of the blood, either congenital or acquired, in which there is near or complete absence of gamma globulin and a failure of the body to form antibodies, resulting in a frequent occurrence of infectious disease.
Origin of agammaglobulinemia
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- Congenital or acquired absence of, or extremely low levels of, gamma globulins in the blood.
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