noun Pathology.
an abnormally small quantity of albumin in the blood.

1935–40; < Neo-Latin; see hypo-, albumin, -emia

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hypoalbuminemia hy·po·al·bu·mi·ne·mi·a (hī'pō-āl-byōō'mə-nē'mē-ə) or hyp·al·bu·mi·ne·mi·a (hĭp'āl-, hī'pāl-)
An abnormally low level of albumin in the blood.

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