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English definition of “acquired agammaglobulinemia”

acquired agammaglobulinemia

noun [U] uk   /əˌkwaɪ.əd ə.ɡæm.ə.ɡlɒb.jə.lɪˈniː.mi.ə/ us    /əˈkwɑɪ.ərd eɪˌɡæm.əˌɡlɑb.jə.lɪˈniː.mi.ə/ specialized
a lack of gamma globulins (= a type of protein that gives protection against diseases) in the bloodDisorders and diseases of the heart and blood
(Definition of acquired agammaglobulinemia from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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