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hypercalcemia

or hypercalcaemia

[hahy-per-kal-see-mee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pər kælˈsi mi ə/
noun, Pathology.
1.
an abnormally large amount of calcium in the blood.
Origin of hypercalcemia
1920-1925
From New Latin, dating back to 1920-25; See origin at hyper-, calc-, -emia
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hypercalcemia in Medicine

hypercalcemia hy·per·cal·ce·mi·a (hī'pər-kāl-sē'mē-ə)
n.
An abnormally high concentration of calcium in the blood.

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