Definition of afibrinogenaemia in English:

afibrinogenaemia

noun

(also afibrinogenemia)
Medicine
  • Absence of fibrinogen in the blood, usually resulting in impaired coagulation; an acquired or inherited condition characterized by this.

Pronunciation

afibrinogenaemia

/ˌeɪfʌɪbrɪnədʒəˈniːmɪə/ /ˌeɪfɪbrɪnədʒəˈniːmɪə/

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Medical Association. From a- + fibrinogen + -aemia, after German Afibrinogenämie.