hypercalcemia


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hy·per·cal·ce·mi·a

 (hī′pər-kăl-sē′mē-ə)
n.
An abnormally high concentration of calcium in the blood.

hy•per•cal•ce•mi•a

(ˌhaɪ pər kælˈsi mi ə)

n.
an abnormally large amount of calcium in the blood.
[1920–25; hyper- + calc- + -emia]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypercalcemia - the presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or Paget's disease
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
hypocalcaemia, hypocalcemia - abnormally low level of calcium in the blood; associated with hypoparathyroidism or kidney malfunction or vitamin D deficiency
Translations

hy·per·cal·ce·mi·a

n. hipercalcemia, cantidad excesiva de calcio en la sangre.

hypercalcemia

n hipercalcemia
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