Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

Normokalemic periodic paralysis

normokalemic periodic paralysis nor·mo·ka·le·mic periodic paralysis (nôr’mō-kā-lē’mĭk)
An inherited form of periodic paralysis in which the serum potassium concentration is within normal limits during attacks. Onset usually occurs between the ages of 2 and 5 years, often associated with severe quadriplegia.


Read Also:

  • Normotensive

    [nawr-moh-ten-siv] /ˌnɔr moʊˈtɛn sɪv/ Pathology adjective 1. characterized by normal arterial tension or blood pressure. noun 2. a normotensive person. /ˌnɔːməʊˈtɛnsɪv/ adjective 1. having or denoting normal blood pressure normotensive nor·mo·ten·sive (nôr’mō-těn’sĭv) adj. Of or relating to a normal arterial blood pressure; normotonic. nor’mo·ten’sive n.

  • Normothermia

    normothermia nor·mo·ther·mi·a (nôr’mō-thûr’mē-ə) n. nor’mo·ther’mic adj.

  • Normotonic

    normotonic nor·mo·ton·ic (nôr’mō-tŏn’ĭk) adj.

  • Normovolemia

    normovolemia nor·mo·vo·le·mi·a (nôr’mō-vŏ-lē’mē-ə) n. A normal blood volume.

Disclaimer: Normokalemic periodic paralysis definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.