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Medical Term:

pseudohyponatremia

Pronunciation: su'do-hi'po-na-tre'me-a

Definition: A low serum sodium concentration due to volume displacement by massive hyperlipidemia or hyperproteinemia; also used to describe the low serum sodium concentration that may occur with high blood glucose.

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