hypercalcaemia

Definitions of hypercalcaemia
  1. noun
    the presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or Paget's disease
    synonyms: hypercalcemia
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    Antonyms:
    hypocalcaemia, hypocalcemia
    abnormally low level of calcium in the blood; associated with hypoparathyroidism or kidney malfunction or vitamin D deficiency
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    symptom
    (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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