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hyperkalemia

[hahy-per-kuh-lee-mee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pər kəˈli mi ə/
noun, Pathology.
1.
an abnormally high concentration of potassium in the blood.
Origin of hyperkalemia
1945-1950
1945-50; hyper- + New Latin kal(ium) potassium (see alkali, -ium) + -emia
Related forms
hyperkalemic, adjective
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hyperkalemia in Medicine

hyperkalemia hy·per·ka·le·mi·a (hī'pər-kā-lē'mē-ə)
n.
An abnormally high concentration of potassium ions in the blood. Also called hyperpotassemia.

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