Hypernatremia meaning

hīpər-nə-trēmē-ə
An abnormally high plasma concentration of sodium ions.
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An abnormally high concentration of sodium ions in the blood.
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(medicine) An abnormally high concentration of sodium (salt) in blood plasma.
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Origin of hypernatremia

  • hyper– New Latin natrium sodium (from French natron natron natron) –emia

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition