hypomagnesemia

noun
hy·​po·​mag·​ne·​se·​mia | \ ˌhī-pə-ˌmag-nə-ˈsē-mē-ə How to pronounce hypomagnesemia (audio) \

Definition of hypomagnesemia

: deficiency of magnesium in the blood

First Known Use of hypomagnesemia

1933, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hypomagnesemia

hypo- + magnes(ium) + -emia

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“Hypomagnesemia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypomagnesemia. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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hypomagnesemia

noun
hy·​po·​mag·​ne·​se·​mia
variants: or chiefly British hypomagnesaemia \ ˌhī-​pə-​ˌmag-​nə-​ˈsē-​mē-​ə How to pronounce hypomagnesemia (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypomagnesemia

: a deficiency of magnesium in the blood especially of cattle

Other Words from hypomagnesemia

hypomagnesemic or chiefly British hypomagnesaemic \ -​mik How to pronounce hypomagnesemia (audio) \ adjective

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