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hyperkalemia

[hahy-per-kuh-lee-mee-uh]
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noun Pathology.
  1. an abnormally high concentration of potassium in the blood.
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Origin of hyperkalemia

1945–50; hyper- + New Latin kal(ium) potassium (see alkali, -ium) + -emia
Related formshy·per·ka·le·mic, adjective
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hyperkalemia

(hī′pər-kā-lēmē-ə)
n.
  1. An abnormally high concentration of potassium ions in the blood.hyperpotassemia
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