hypocalcemic

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hypocalcemic

(hī″pō-kăl-sē′mĭk) [Gr. hypo-, less than, deficient, + L. calx, lime, + Gr. haima, blood]
1. Pert. to a low concentration of calcium in the blood.
2. An agent that lowers blood calcium levels.

hypocalcemic

emanating from hypocalcemia; state of decreased blood calcium level.

hypocalcemic factor
hypocalcemic paresis
see milk fever, ovine hypocalcemia.
hypocalcemic tetany
tetany of limbs, muscle tremor, tetanic convulsions occur in hypocalcemia in bitches and mares. See also eclampsia, lactation tetany (2).