hypernatremia


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hy·per·na·tre·mi·a

 (hī′pər-nə-trē′mē-ə)
n.
An abnormally high plasma concentration of sodium ions.

[hyper- + New Latin natrium, sodium (from French natron, natron; see natron) + -emia.]
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Noun1.hypernatremia - excessive amounts of sodium in the blood; possibly indicating diabetes insipidus
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
hyponatremia - abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration
Translations
hypernatrémie

hy·per·na·tre·mi·a

n. hipernatremia, cantidad excesiva de sodio en la sangre.

hypernatremia

n hipernatremia
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