hypocalcemia

[hahy-poh-kal-see-mee-uh]

noun Pathology.

an abnormally small amount of calcium in the blood.

Origin of hypocalcemia

First recorded in 1920–25; hypo- + calc- + -emia
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hypocalcemia in Medicine

hypocalcemia

[hī′pō-kăl-sēmē-ə]

n.

Abnormally low levels of calcium in blood.
Related formshy′po•cal•cemic adj.
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