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hypoproteinemia

 [hi″po-pro″te-ne´me-ah]
deficiency of protein in the blood.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Hypoproteinemia

Abnormally low levels of protein in the blood.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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