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agammaglobulinemia

[ey-gam-uh-glob-yuh-luh-nee-mee-uh]
noun Pathology.
  1. 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.
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Origin of agammaglobulinemia

First recorded in 1950–55; a-6 + gamma globulin + -emia
Related formsa·gam·ma·glob·u·li·ne·mic, adjective
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agammaglobulinemia in Medicine

agammaglobulinemia

(ā-găm′ə-glŏb′yə-lə-nēmē-ə)
n.
  1. Congenital or acquired absence of, or extremely low levels of, gamma globulins in the blood.
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