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hypoproteinemia

[ hahy-puh-proh-tee-nee-mee-uh, -teeuh-nee- ]
/ ˌhaɪ pəˌproʊ tiˈni mi ə, -tiəˈni- /
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noun Pathology.
an abnormally low concentration of protein in the blood.
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Origin of hypoproteinemia

First recorded in 1930–35; hypo- + protein + -emia
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Medical definitions for hypoproteinemia

hypoproteinemia
[ hī′pō-prō′tē-nēmē-ə, -tē-ə-nē- ]

n.
Abnormally low levels of total protein in the blood.
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