congenital agammaglobulinemia


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congenital agammaglobulinemia

[kən′jen·əd·əl ā¦gam·ə‚gläb·yə·lə′nē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
A congenital deficiency (in serum) of immunoglobulins, characterized clinically by increased susceptibility to bacterial infections; may be a sex-linked recessive tract, affecting male infants, or sporadic, affecting both sexes.
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