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Definition of Kalemia

Kalemia: The presence of potassium in the blood. The word "kalemia" is seldom used today although it is the basis for the terms for abnormally high blood potassium (hyperkalemia) and low blood potassium (hypokalemia). See also: Potassium balance.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 10/9/2012

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