antibody deficiency disease
an·ti·bod·y de·fi·cien·cy syn·drome
any of a group of disorders associated with a defective antibody production resulting from defects in the B-type lymphocyte system or in T-type lymphocytes; the chief manifestation is an increased susceptibility to infection by various microorganisms. See: agammaglobulinemia, hypogammaglobulinemia, immunodeficiency.
Synonym(s): antibody deficiency disease
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antibody deficiency diseaseA nonspecific term for any B-cell immunodeficiency
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