or hy·per·cal·cae·mi·a


Origin of hypercalcemia

From New Latin, dating back to 1920–25; see origin at hyper-, calc-, -emia
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hypercalcemia in Medicine


  1. An abnormally high concentration of calcium in the blood.
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