hypernatremia

noun
hy·​per·​na·​tre·​mia
variants: or chiefly British hypernatraemia \ -​nā-​ˈtrē-​mē-​ə How to pronounce hypernatraemia (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypernatremia

: the presence of an abnormally high concentration of sodium in the blood

Other Words from hypernatremia

hypernatremic or chiefly British hypernatraemic \ -​mik How to pronounce hypernatraemic (audio) \ adjective

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“Hypernatremia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypernatremia. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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