severe combined immunodeficiency
noun Date: 1973 a rare congenital disorder of the immune system that is characterized by inability to produce a normal complement of antibodies and T cells and that usually results in early death — called also severe combined immune deficiency

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  • severe combined immunodeficiency — n a rare congenital disorder of the immune system that is characterized by inability to produce a normal complement of antibodies and T cells and that results usu. in early death abbr. SCID called also severe combined immune deficiency, severe… …   Medical dictionary

  • Severe combined immunodeficiency — Infobox Disease Name = Severe combined immunodeficiency Caption = DiseasesDB = 11978 ICD10 = ICD10|D|81|0|d|80 ICD10|D|81|2|d|80 ICD9 = ICD9|279.2 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 2214 MeshID = D016511 Severe… …   Wikipedia

  • Severe Combined Immunodeficiency — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 D81.0 SCID mit retikulärer Dysgenesie D81.1 SCID mit niedriger T und B Zellenzahl D81.2 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • severe combined immunodeficiency — 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:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • severe combined immunodeficiency — noun → SCID …   Australian English dictionary

  • Severe combined immunodeficiency (non-human) — Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) is a severe immunodeficiency genetic disorder that is characterised by the complete inability of the adaptive immune system mount, coordinate, and sustain an appropriate immune response, usually due to… …   Wikipedia

  • severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome — noun A severe form of congenital immunological deficiency in which both T and B lymphocytes are absent (abbrev SCID) • • • Main Entry: ↑severe …   Useful english dictionary

  • Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Disorder — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 D81.1 Schwerer kombinierter Immundefekt [SCID] mit niedriger T und B Zellen Zahl …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • severe combined immunodeficiency disease — (SCID) see under immunodeficiency …   Medical dictionary

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