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English definition of “agammaglobulinemia”


noun [U]     /əˌɡæm.ə.ɡlɒb.jʊ.lɪˈniː.mi.ə/ US  /eɪˌɡæm.əˌɡlɑb.jə.lɪˈniː.mi.ə/ specialized
a condition in which there are not enough gamma globulins (= protein that gives protection against diseases) in the bloodDisorders and diseases of the heart and blood
(Definition of agammaglobulinemia noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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