adjective see hypocalcemia

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  • hypocalcemic — adj. affected by or tending to cause a low level of calcium in the blood (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hypocalcemic — hy·po·cal·ce·mic …   English syllables

  • hypocalcemic — adjective see hypocalcemia …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypocalcemic cataract — punctate, sometimes cerulean, opacities, initially subcapsular, becoming lamellar, occurring with infantile tetany, hypoparathyroidism, or rickets …   Medical dictionary

  • HVDRR — hypocalcemic vitamin D resistant rickets …   Medical dictionary

  • HVDRR — • hypocalcemic vitamin D resistant rickets …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • hormone — hormonal, hormonic /hawr mon ik, moh nik/, adj. /hawr mohn/, n. 1. Biochem. any of various internally secreted compounds, as insulin or thyroxine, formed in endocrine glands, that affect the functions of specifically receptive organs or tissues… …   Universalium

  • hypocalcemia — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1925 a deficiency of calcium in the blood • hypocalcemic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Vitamin D — is a group of fat soluble prohormones, the two major forms of which are vitamin D2 (or ergocalciferol) and vitamin D3 (or cholecalciferol).cite web|url=http://dietary supplements.info.nih.gov/factsheets/vitamind.asp|title=Dietary Supplement Fact… …   Wikipedia

  • Calcitonin — is a 32 amino acid linear polypeptide hormone that is produced in humans primarily by the parafollicular cells (also known as C cells) of the thyroid, and in many other animals in the ultimobranchial body.[1] It acts to reduce blood calcium… …   Wikipedia

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