dysgammaglobulinemia


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dysgammaglobulinemia

 [dis-gam″mah-glob″u-lin-e´me-ah]
an immunological deficiency state marked by selective deficiencies of one or more, but not all, classes of immunoglobulins, resulting in heightened susceptibility to those infectious diseases vulnerable to immunoglobulin-associated defense mechanisms. adj., adj dysgammaglobuline´mic.

dys·gam·ma·glob·u·lin·e·mi·a

(dis-gam'ă-glob'yū-li-nē'mē-ă),
An immunoglobulin abnormality, a disturbance of the percentage distribution of γ-globulins or selective deficiency of one or more immunoglobulins.

dysgammaglobulinemia

/dys·gam·ma·glob·u·lin·emia/ (-gam″ah-glob″u-lin-e´me-ah) an immunological deficiency state marked by selective deficiencies of one or more, but not all, classes of immunoglobulins.dysgammaglobuline´mic

dysgammaglobulinemia

[disgam′əglob′yəlinē′mē·ə]
an inherited immunodeficiency disease. Affected individuals do not produce adequate numbers of immunoglobulins, including antibodies, and therefore are susceptible to infection, cancer, and other diseases. Also spelled dysgammaglobulinaemia.

dys·gam·ma·glob·u·lin·e·mi·a

(dis-gam'ă-glob'yū-li-nē'mē-ă)
An immunoglobulin abnormality, especially a disturbance of the percentage distribution of γ-globulins.
Synonym(s): dysgammaglobulinaemia.

dysgammaglobulinemia

a selective deficiency of one or more, but not all, class of immunoglobulin. A hereditary dysgammaglobulinemia has been recorded in chickens.