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View in Spanish: Macroglobulinemia

Macroglobulinemia (MA-kroh-GLAH-byoo-lih-NEE-mee-uh)
A condition in which the blood contains high levels of large proteins and is too thick to flow through small blood vessels. One type is Waldenström macroglobulinemia, which is a type of cancer.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.