combined immunodeficiency
(= severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome)
Congenital immunodeficiency with thymic agenesis, lymphocyte depletion and hypogammaglobulinaemia: both cellular and humoral immune systems are affected, and life expectancy is low unless marrow transplantation is successful.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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