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hypokalemia

[ hahy-poh-key-lee-mee-uh ]
/ ˌhaɪ poʊ keɪˈli mi ə /
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noun Pathology.
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

OTHER WORDS FROM hypokalemia

hy·po·ka·le·mic, adjective
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