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hypoproteinemia

[hahy-puh-proh-tee-nee-mee-uh, -teeuh-nee-] /ˌhaɪ pəˌproʊ tiˈni mi ə, -tiəˈni-/
noun, Pathology
1.
an abnormally low concentration of protein in the blood.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; hypo- + protein + -emia
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hypoproteinemia in Medicine

hypoproteinemia hy·po·pro·tein·e·mi·a (hī'pō-prō'tē-nē'mē-ə, -tē-ə-nē'-)
n.
Abnormally small levels of total protein in the blood.

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