hypercalcemia

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

Definition of hypercalcemia

  1. :  an excess of calcium in the blood

hypercalcemic

play \ˌhī-pər-ˌkal-ˈsē-mik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of hypercalcemia

New Latin


First Known Use: 1925


Medical Dictionary

hypercalcemia

noun hy·per·cal·ce·mia
variants: or chiefly British

hypercalcaemia

\ˌhī-pər-ˌkal-ˈsē-mē-ə\play

Medical Definition of hypercalcemia

  1. :  the presence of an excess of calcium in the blood

hypercalcemic

or chiefly British

hypercalcaemic

\-ˈsē-mik\play adjective

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