[hahy-puh-proh-tee-nee-mee-uh, -teeuh-nee-]

noun Pathology.

an abnormally low concentration of protein in the blood.

Origin of hypoproteinemia

First recorded in 1930–35; hypo- + protein + -emia
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hypoproteinemia in Medicine


[hī′pō-prō′tē-nēmē-ə, -tē-ə-nē-]


Abnormally low levels of total protein in the blood.
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