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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An abnormally high concentration of potassium ions in the blood.

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  • n. The condition of having an abnormally high concentration of potassium ions in the blood

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  • n. higher than normal levels of potassium in the circulating blood; associated with kidney failure or sometimes with the use of diuretic drugs

Etymologies

hyper- + New Latin kalium, potassium; see hypokalemia + -emia.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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