hypovolemia

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hypovolemia

 [hi″po-vo-le´me-ah]
abnormally decreased volume of circulating blood in the body; see also hypovolemic shock. adj., adj hypovole´mic.

hy·po·vo·le·mi·a

(hī'pō-vō-lē'mē-ă), Do not confuse this word with hypovolia.
A decreased amount of blood in the body.
Synonym(s): hyphemia
[hypo- + L. volumen, volume, + G. haima, blood]

hypovolemia

/hy·po·vo·le·mia/ (-vōl-ēm´e-ah) diminished volume of circulating blood in the body.hypovole´mic

hypovolemia

[-vōlē′mē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, hypo + L, volumen, whirl; Gk, haima, blood
an abnormally low circulating blood volume. Also spelled hypovolaemia. hypovolemic, adj.

hy·po·vo·le·mi·a

(hī'pō-vŏ-lē'mē-ă)
A decreased amount of blood volume in the body.
Synonym(s): hyphemia, hypovolaemia.
[hypo- + L. volumen, volume, + G. haima, blood]

hypovolemia

abnormally decreased volume of circulating fluid (plasma) in the body.
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