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hypercalcemia

hypercalcemia

noun hy·per·cal·ce·mia \ˌhī-pər-ˌkal-ˈsē-mē-ə\

Definition of HYPERCALCEMIA

:  an excess of calcium in the blood
hy·per·cal·ce·mic \-ˈsē-mik\ adjective

Origin of HYPERCALCEMIA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1925

hypercalcemia

noun hy·per·cal·ce·mia   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYPERCALCEMIA

:  the presence of an excess of calcium in the blood
hy·per·cal·ce·mic or chiefly British hy·per·cal·cae·mic \-ˈsē-mik\ adjective

Variants of HYPERCALCEMIA

hy·per·cal·ce·mia or chiefly British hy·per·cal·cae·mia \ˌhī-pər-ˌkal-ˈsē-mē-ə\

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