hypocalcemia

[ hahy-poh-kal-see-mee-uh ]
/ ˌhaɪ poʊ kælˈsi mi ə /

noun Pathology.

an abnormally small amount of calcium in the blood.

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Origin of hypocalcemia

First recorded in 1920–25; hypo- + calc- + -emia
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Medical definitions for hypocalcemia

hypocalcemia
[ hī′pō-kăl-sēmē-ə ]

n.

Abnormally low levels of calcium in blood.

Other words from hypocalcemia

hy′po•cal•cemic adj.
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