severe combined immunodeficiency disease

severe combined immunodeficiency disease

noun
a congenital disease affecting T cells that can result from a mutation in any one of several different genes; children with it are susceptible to infectious disease; if untreated it is lethal within the first year or two of life [syn: severe combined immunodeficiency
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