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Definition of "hypervolemia" []

  • An abnormal increase in the volume of blood circulating through the body (noun)

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Use "hypervolemia" in a sentence
  • "This complication can lead to another, called hypervolemia, which is a vast decrease in blood plasma volume."
  • "Even in these cases the entire circulation can often be restored to normal, with normal pulmonary arterial pressures and cardiac output reduced to normal values, by vigorous symptomatic therapy, relieving bronchial obstruction, the hypoxia, hypercapnea, polycythemia and hypervolemia, and by active treatment of congestive failure."
  • "During pregnancy along with the change in the cytokine milieu, other physiological changes including insulin resistance, thrombophilia, immunosuppression and hypervolemia, increase the risk of chronic disease"