hypocalcemia

(hi″po-kal-se┬┤me-ә) diminished levels of calcium in the blood, manifested chiefly by increased neuromuscular irritability. When there is a deficit of ionized calcium, the neurons become more permeable, so that sodium and potassium can leak out of them. This produces excitation of the nerve fibers and triggers unco...
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hypocalcemia

Abnormally low calcium concentration in the blood.
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hypocalcemia

Abnormally low calcium levels in the blood.
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hypocalcemia

Abnormally low levels of calcium in the blood.
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Hypocalcemia

Condition in which there is not enough calcium in the blood. May be caused by the administration of the wrong drugs during chelation.
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Hypocalcemia

Hypocalcemia: Lower-than-normal blood calcium. Low blood calcium makes the nervous system highly irritable with tetany (spasms of the hands and feet, muscle cramps, abdominal cramps, and overly active reflexes). Chronic hypocalcemia contributes to poor mineralization of bones, soft bones (osteomalacia) and osteoporosis. In children, hypocalcemia le...
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hypocalcemia

Low blood calcium.
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hypocalcemia

Low blood calcium. Hypocalcemia causes tetany (rigidity of muscles) in dogs and cats but flaccid muscle weakness in cattle.
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Hypocalcemia

Low levels of calcium in the blood.
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hypocalcemia

low levels of calcium in the blood.
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Hypocalcemia

Low levels of calcium in the blood.
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hypocalcemia

Synonym for hypocalcaemia ... <biochemistry> Abnormally low calciumconcentration, that can result in muscle cramps, abdominal cramps, spasms, and hyperactive deep tendon reflexes. ... Low blood calcium can be seen in cases of hypoparathyroidism, low vitamin D intake, pregnancy, osteomalacia and certain kidney diseases. Normal blood calcium sh...
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hypocalcemia

Type: Term Pronunciation: hī′pō-kal-sē′mē-ă Definitions: 1. Abnormally low levels of calcium in the circulating blood; commonly denotes subnormal concentrations of calcium ions.
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hypocalcemia

[n] - abnormally low level of calcium in the blood
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