Definition: The autosomal dominant condition of having serum albumin of a variant type that differs in mobility on electrophoresis from the usual type A; affects people who are heterozygous or homozygous for one of the alleles for variant albumin types, a genetic polymorphism without known clinical significance.
[allo- + albumin + G. haima, blood, + -ia]
See Also: inherited albumin variants, under variant
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