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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: hi'per-ka-le'me-a

Definition: A greater than normal concentration of potassium ions in the circulating blood.

Synonym(s): hyperkaliemia, hyperpotassemia

[hyper- + G. kalium, potash, + G. haima, blood]

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