hypoproteinemia


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hypoproteinemia

 [hi″po-pro″te-ne´me-ah]
deficiency of protein in the blood.

hy·po·pro·te·in·e·mi·a

(hī'pō-prō'tē-in-ē'mē-ă, -prō-tēn-),
Abnormally small amounts of total protein in the circulating blood plasma.

hypoproteinemia

[hī′pōprō′tēnē′mē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, hypo + proteios, first rank, haima, blood
abnormally decreased plasma protein, accompanied by edema, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. It may be caused by renal failure and burns. Also spelled hypoproteinaemia. Also called intestinal lymphangiectasia.

hy·po·pro·tein·e·mi·a

(hī'pō-prō'tēn-ē'mē-ă)
Abnormally small amounts of total protein in the blood.
Synonym(s): hypoproteinaemia.

Hypoproteinemia

Abnormally low levels of protein in the blood.

hy·po·pro·tein·e·mi·a

(hī'pō-prō'tēn-ē'mē-ă)
Abnormally small amounts of total protein in the blood.
Synonym(s): hypoproteinaemia.

hypoproteinemia (hī´pōprō´tēn-ē´mēə),

n a decrease in serum and plasma proteins.

hypoproteinemia

deficiency of protein in the blood caused by inadequate intake or synthesis due to liver damage or to loss in protein losing enteropathy, renal disease or intestinal parasite infestation. Clinically represented by edema and emaciation. See also hypogammaglobulinemia.
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