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hypercalcemia

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[ hahy-per-kal-see-mee-uh ]
/ 藢ha瑟 p蓹r k忙l藞si mi 蓹 /
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noun Pathology.
an abnormally large amount of calcium in the blood.
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Origin of hypercalcemia

From New Latin, dating back to 1920鈥25; see origin at hyper-, calc-, -emia
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Medical definitions for hypercalcemia

hypercalcemia
[ h墨鈥瞤蓹r-k膬l-s膿m膿-蓹 ]

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