Gammopathy



[ga-mop-uh-thee] /gæˈmɒp ə θi/

noun, Immunology.
1.
a disorder of the immune system characterized by abnormally increased levels of immunoglobulins in the blood.

gammopathy gam·mop·a·thy (gā-mŏp’ə-thē)
n.
A disturbance in immunoglobulin synthesis.

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