macroamylasemia

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macroamylasemia

 [mak″ro-am″ĭ-la-se´me-ah]
the presence of macroamylase in the blood. adj., adj macroamylase´mic.

mac·ro·am·y·la·se·mi·a

(mak'rō-am'i-lā-sē'mē-ă),
A form of hyperamylasemia, in which a portion of serum amylase exists as macroamylase.
[macroamylase + G. haima, blood]

macroamylasemia

[mak′rō·am′ilāsē′mē·ə]
the presence of macroamylase in the blood.

macroamylasemia

A condition characterized by persistent 6-to-8–fold ↑ of macroamylase that occurs in 1% of older subjects, which is linked to a false ↑ in amylase levels, often accompanied by abdominal pain, associated with alcoholism, pancreatitis, malignancy, DM, cholelithiasis, autoimmune disease.

mac·ro·am·y·la·se·mi·a

(mak'rō-am'i-lā-sē'mē-ă)
A form of hyperamylasemia, in which a portion of serum amylase exists as macroamylase.
Synonym(s): macroamylasaemia.
[macroamylase + G. haima, blood]

macroamylasemia

the presence of macroamylase in the blood.