hypergammaglobulinemia

[hī′pər-găm′ə-glŏb′yə-lə-nēmē-ə]

n.

An increased concentration of gamma globulins in the plasma, such as is frequently observed in chronic infectious diseases.

Nearby words

  1. hyperform,
  2. hyperfunction,
  3. hyperfunctional occlusion,
  4. hypergalactia,
  5. hypergalactosis,
  6. hypergamy,
  7. hypergenesis,
  8. hypergenitalism,
  9. hypergeometric,
  10. hypergeometric distribution


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