hypocupremia

hypocupremia

 [hi″po-ku-pre´me-ah]
abnormally diminished concentration of copper in the blood.

hy·po·cu·pre·mi·a

(hī'pō-kū-prē'mē-ă),
Reduced copper content of the blood; found in Wilson disease because ceruloplasmin is depressed, even though serum albumin-attached copper is increased.
[hypo- + L. cuprum, copper, + G. haima, blood]

hy·po·cu·pre·mi·a

(hī'pō-kyū-prē'mē-ă)
Reduced copper content of the blood; found in Wilson disease because the level of ceruloplasmin is depressed, even though the level of copper attached to serum albumin is increased.
Synonym(s): hypocupraemia.
[hypo- + L. cuprum, copper, + G. haima, blood]

hypocupremia

abnormally diminished concentration of copper in the blood.
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In the presence of a normal anatomy, a second well-described mechanism of copper malabsorption relates to excess zinc intake causing a secondary hypocupremia.
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