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hypokalemia

[hahy-poh-key-lee-mee-uh]
noun Pathology.
  1. an abnormally low concentration of potassium in the blood.
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Origin of hypokalemia

1945–50; hypo- + New Latin kal(ium) potassium (derivative of kali, as in alkali) + -emia
Related formshy·po·ka·le·mic, adjective
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hypokalemia in Medicine

hypokalemia

(hī′pō-kā-lēmē-ə)
n.
  1. An abnormally low concentration of potassium ions in the blood.hypopotassemia
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