or hy·per·cal·cae·mi·a

[ hahy-per-kal-see-mee-uh ]
/ ˌhaɪ pər kælˈsi mi ə /

noun Pathology.

an abnormally large amount of calcium in the blood.

Origin of hypercalcemia

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

[ hī′pər-kăl-sēmē-ə ]


An abnormally high concentration of calcium in the blood.
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