hypernatremia

[ hahy-per-nuh-tree-mee-uh ]
/ ˌhaɪ pər nəˈtri mi ə /

noun Pathology.

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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Medical definitions for hypernatremia

hypernatremia
[ hī′pər-nə-trēmē-ə ]

n.

An abnormally high plasma concentration of sodium ions.
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