Definition of Hypokalaemia

1. Noun. (alternative form of hypokalemia) ¹



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Medical Definition of Hypokalaemia

1. Abnormally low potassium concentration in the blood, it may result from potassium loss by renal secretion due to renal disease or drug actions or by gastrointestinal loss due to vomiting or diarrhoea. It may be manifested clinically by neuromuscular disorders ranging from weakness to paralysis, by electrocardiographic abnormalities (depression of the T wave and elevation of the U wave). Severe hypokalaemia can result in cardiac arrhythmias and death. Origin: Gr. Haima = blood (11 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypokalaemia

hypohydraemia
hypohydration
hypohydrations
hypohydrochloria
hypohyloma
hypohypnotic
hypoid
hypoing
hypoinsulinaemia
hypoinsulinemia
hypointensity
hypoiodite
hypoiodous
hypoiodous acid
hypoisotonic
hypokalaemia (current term)
hypokalaemias
hypokalaemic
hypokalaemic nephropathy
hypokalaemic periodic paralysis
hypokalemia
hypokalemias
hypokalemic
hypokinaemia
hypokinesia
hypokinesis
hypokinetic
hypokinetic dysarthria
hypolepidoma
hypoleukaemia

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