hypocalcemia


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hy·po·cal·ce·mi·a

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

hy•po•cal•ce•mi•a

(ˌhaɪ poʊ kælˈsi mi ə)

n.
an abnormally small amount of calcium in the blood.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypocalcemia - abnormally low level of calcium in the blood; associated with hypoparathyroidism or kidney malfunction or vitamin D deficiency
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
hypercalcaemia, 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
Translations

hy·po·cal·ce·mi·a

n. hipocalcemia, nivel de calcio en la sangre anormalmente bajo.

hypocalcemia

n hipocalcemia
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