hyperglobulinemia

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hyperglobulinemia

 [hi″per-glob″u-line´me-ah]
excess of globulin in the blood.

hy·per·glob·u·lin·e·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-glob'yū-lin-ē'mē-ă),
An abnormally high concentration of globulins in the circulating blood plasma.

hyperglobulinemia

(hī′pər-glŏb′yə-lə-nē′mē-ə)
n.
A condition characterized by abnormally large amounts of globulins in the blood.

hyperglobulinemia

[-glob′yəlinē′mē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, hyper, L, globulus, small globe, haima, blood
an excess of globulin in the plasma.

hyperglobulinemia

Immunology An ↑ in serum Ig for any reason, often neoplastic, as seen in clonal expansions of B-plasma cells, as in.
myeloma, Waldenström's macroglobulinemia, and other lymphoproliferations–eg, leukemia, lymphoma; it may also occur in immune dysfunctions–eg, hyper-IgD, hyper-IgE, hyper-IgM syndromes. See Benign monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance, Myeloma, Waldenström's macroglobulinemia.

hy·per·glob·u·lin·e·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-glob'yū-lin-ē'mē-ă)
An abnormally high concentration of globulins in the circulating blood plasma.
Synonym(s): hyperglobulinaemia.

hy·per·glob·u·lin·e·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-glob'yū-lin-ē'mē-ă)
An abnormally high concentration of globulins in the circulating blood plasma.
Synonym(s): hyperglobulinaemia.

hyperglobulinemia (hī´purglob´-ūlinē´mēə),

n an abnormally high concentration of globulins in the blood.

hyperglobulinemia

excess of globulin in the blood.

monoclonal hyperglobulinemia
see monoclonal gammopathy.
polyclonal hyperglobulinemia
see polyclonal gammopathy.