immunoproliferative

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immunoproliferative

 [im″u-no-pro-lif´er-ah-tiv]
characterized by the proliferation of the lymphoid cells producing immunoglobulins, as in the gammopathies.
immunoproliferative small intestine disease the gastrointestinal form of alpha chain disease, characterized by diarrhea, malabsorption, abdominal pain, clubbing, plasma cell infiltration of the lamina propria of the small bowel, and presence of an abnormal alpha heavy chain fragment in the serum; it frequently evolves into primary malignant lymphoma.

immunoproliferative

/im·mu·no·pro·lif·er·a·tive/ (-pro-lif´ĕ-rah-tiv) characterized by the proliferation of the lymphoid cells producing immunoglobulins, as in the gammopathies.

immunoproliferative

(ĭm″ū-nō-prō-lĭf′ĕr-ă-tĭv)
Pert. to the rapid growth and dissemination of cells and tissues involved in producing antibodies.

immunoproliferative

characterized by the proliferation of the lymphoid cells producing immunoglobulins, as in the gammopathies.

immunoproliferative disease
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Hyperphosphatemia can occur in renal failure, diabetes, endocrinopathies, hypoparathyroidism, increased dietary/pharmacologic intake of phosphates or vitamin D, and immunoproliferative diseases such as multiple myeloma, in which paraproteins interfere with the colorimetric method (1, 2).