hypoproteinemia

hypoproteinemia

[hahy-puh-proh-tee-nee-mee-uh, -teeuh-nee-]
noun Pathology.
an abnormally low concentration of protein in the blood.

Origin:
1930–35; hypo- + protein + -emia

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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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