Definition of hypocalcaemia in English:

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hypocalcaemia

Pronunciation: /ˌhʌɪpəʊkalˈsiːmɪə/
(US hypocalcemia)

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Deficiency of calcium in the bloodstream.
Example sentences
  • Other conditions that may prolong QT intervals are clinical hypocalcemia, hypokalemia, ischemia, or infarction.
  • The patient may experience nausea, vomiting, hyperventilation, and hypocalcemia with muscle tetany and seizures.
  • Symptomatic hypocalcemia and hypomagnesemia can be treated with replacement therapy.

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