Definitions

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  • adjective medicine Having an abnormally high concentration of sodium (or salt) in blood plasma.

Etymologies

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From hypernatremia +‎ -ic.

Examples

  • Point-of-care sodium measurements really have to part of the medical facilities available in endurance events and the large number of hypernatremic runners noted at Boston might mean that further fine tuning of the hydration advice may still be needed. posted by james gaulte @ 3:51 AM

    More on marathoner's hyponatremia

  • Point-of-care sodium measurements really have to part of the medical facilities available in endurance events and the large number of hypernatremic runners noted at Boston might mean that further fine tuning of the hydration advice may still be needed. posted by james gaulte @ 3:51 AM

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  • Chilton LA (1995) Prevention and management of hypernatremic dehydration in breast-fed infants.

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  • If the patient did not have access to fluids he might have become hypernatremic.

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