Definition of hypomagnesemia in English:
nounMedicine & Veterinary
Deficiency of magnesium in the blood, significant in cattle as the cause of grass tetany.
- Rule out reversible underlying causes (such as hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia and hypoxia).
- Severe magnesium deficiency, or hypomagnesaemia, can block the release of parathyroid hormone.
- Hypokalemia and/or hypomagnesemia can increase the risk of QT prolongation and arrhythmia.
- Example sentences
- There was a single case of clinical hypomagnesaemic tetany for a ewe grazing an N plus K plot in year 1.
- In a hypomagnesemic patient with healthy kidneys, the excretion of magnesium should be less than 1 mEq / L.
- It has been suggested that some forms of hypertension could be due to the direct effects of a hypomagnesaemic state on arteriolar and venular tone.
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