hypophosphatemia

noun
hy·​po·​phos·​pha·​te·​mia
variants: or chiefly British hypophosphataemia \ -​ˌfäs-​fə-​ˈtē-​mē-​ə How to pronounce hypophosphatemia (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypophosphatemia

: deficiency of phosphates in the blood that is due to inadequate intake, excessive excretion, or defective absorption and that results in various abnormalities (as defects of bone)

Other Words from hypophosphatemia

hypophosphatemic or chiefly British hypophosphataemic \ -​ˈtē-​mik How to pronounce hypophosphatemia (audio) \ adjective

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“Hypophosphatemia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypophosphatemia. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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