Hyponatremia definition

hīpō-nə-trēmē-ə
An abnormally low plasma concentration of sodium ions.
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An abnormally low plasma concentration of sodium ions.
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(medicine) An abnormally low concentration of sodium (salt) in blood plasma.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of hyponatremia - hyponatrmia, hyponatraemia

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hyponatremia
Plural:
hyponatremias

Origin of hyponatremia

  • hypo– New Latin natrium sodium hypernatremia –emia

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

  • From hypo- + Latin natrium (“sodium") + New Latin -emia.

    From Wiktionary