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hypernatremia

[hahy-per-nuh-tree-mee-uh]
noun Pathology.
  1. an abnormally high concentration of sodium in the blood.
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Also hy·per·nat·ro·ne·mi·a [hahy-per-na-truh-nee-mee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pərˌnæ trəˈni mi ə/.

Origin of hypernatremia

First recorded in 1930–35; hyper- + natr(ium) + -emia
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hypernatremia

(hī′pər-nə-trēmē-ə)
n.
  1. An abnormally high plasma concentration of sodium ions.
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