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hypomagnesemia

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noun hy·po·mag·ne·se·mia \ˌhī-pə-ˌmag-nə-ˈsē-mē-ə\

Definition of hypomagnesemia

  1. :  deficiency of magnesium in the blood



Origin of hypomagnesemia

New Latin, from hypo- + magnesium + -emia


First Known Use: 1933


Medical Dictionary

hypomagnesemia

noun hy·po·mag·ne·se·mia

Medical Definition of hypomagnesemia

  1. :  a deficiency of magnesium in the blood especially of cattle

hypomagnesemic or chiefly British hypomagnesaemic \-mik\play adjective


Variants of hypomagnesemia

or chiefly British hypomagnesaemia \ˌhī-pə-ˌmag-nə-ˈsē-mē-ə\play

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