Hypokalemia meaning

hīpō-kā-lēmē-ə
An abnormally low concentration of potassium ions in the blood.
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An abnormally low concentration of potassium ions in the blood.
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(medicine) The condition of having an abnormally low concentration of potassium ions in the blood.
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Origin of hypokalemia

  • hypo– New Latin kalium potassium (from Medieval Latin kali alkali, potassium) (from Arabic qily ashes, lye, potash alkali) –emia

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