noun. abnormally low level of protein in the blood; can indicate inadequate diet or intestinal or renal disorders.
- hypo- (English)
- ὑπο- (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- proteinemia (English)
Example sentences of the word hypoproteinemia
1. Noun, singular or mass
Severe cases could require dialysis or major organ transplants if the cause of hypoproteinemia is left untreated.
2. Verb, base form
Any disease that causes kidney damage may lead to hypoproteinemia.