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hypovolemia

[ hahy-poh-vuh-lee-mee-uh ]

noun

  1. Medicine/Medical. the state or condition of having a lower than normal volume of blood or fluids in the body.


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  • hy·po·vo·le·mic especially British, hy·po·vo·lae·mic adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of hypovolemia1

First recorded in 1925–30; hypo- ( def ) + vol(ume) ( def ) + -emia ( def )

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