hyponatremia

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hy·po·na·tre·mi·a

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

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

hy·po·na·tre·mi·a

n. hiponatremia, deficiencia en el contenido de sodio en la sangre.

hyponatremia

n hiponatremia
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