Definition of hypocalcemia in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌhīpōkalˈsēmēə/
(British hypocalcaemia)


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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Syllabification: hy·po·cal·ce·mi·a

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