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hypoalbuminemia

 [hi″po-al-bu″mĭ-ne´me-ah]
abnormally low levels of albumin in the blood.

hy·po·al·bu·mi·ne·mi·a

(hī'pō-al-byū'mi-nē'mē-ă),
An abnormally low concentration of albumin in the blood.
Synonym(s): hypalbuminemia

hypoalbuminemia

[-albo̅o̅′minē′mē·ə]
a condition of abnormally low levels of albumin in the blood. It may occur in celiac disease, tropical sprue, malnutrition, and some forms of liver or kidney impairment. Also spelled hypoalbuminaemia.

hypoalbuminemia

↓ Albumin in circulation–normal 32-56 g/L, US: 3.2-5.6 g/dL; albumin has a central role in maintaining oncotic pressure, as it comprises23 of the protein in circulation; it is also a major repository for amino acids, and is a carrier protein for many organic and inorganic ligands

hy·po·al·bu·mi·ne·mi·a

(hī'pō-al-bū'mi-nē'mē-ă)
An abnormally low concentration of albumin in the blood.
Synonym(s): hypalbuminemia, hypoalbuminaemia.

hy·po·al·bu·mi·ne·mi·a

(hī'pō-al-bū'mi-nē'mē-ă)
An abnormally low concentration of albumin in the blood.
Synonym(s): hypalbuminemia, hypoalbuminaemia.

hypoalbuminemia (hī´pōalbū´mə-nē´mēə),

n a condition marked by abnormally low amounts of the body's main serum-binding protein, albumin. Insufficient albumin can lead to edema and platelet malfunction.

hypoalbuminemia

abnormally low levels of albumin in the blood.