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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
An immunoglobulin abnormality, a disturbance of the percentage distribution of γ-globulins or selective deficiency of one or more immunoglobulins.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
An immunoglobulin abnormality, especially a disturbance of the percentage distribution of γ-globulins.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012