Meaning of agammaglobulinemia


Pronunciation: (ā"gam-u-glob"yu-lu-nē'mē-u), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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