noun Pathology.
an abnormally high concentration of sodium in the blood.
Also, hypernatronemia [hahy-per-na-truh-nee-mee-uh] .

1930–35; hyper- + natr(ium) + -emia

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hypernatremia hy·per·na·tre·mi·a (hī'pər-nə-trē'mē-ə)
An abnormally high plasma concentration of sodium ions.

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