Hyperphosphatemia

A higher than normal blood level of phosphate. Phosphate molecules are particularly important as part of larger molecules in cell energy cycles. Higher than normal levels can be caused by ingestion of phosphate-rich foods, such as dairy products, or by kidney failure.
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Abnormally high concentration of phosphates in the circulating blood.

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hy·per·phos·pha·te·mia or chiefly Brit hy·per·phos·pha·tae·mia -.fäs-fə-'tē-mē-ə n the presence of excess phosphate in the blood

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hy·per·phos·pha·te·mia (hi″pər-fos″fə-teґme-ə) excessive phosphates in the blood; it is usually asymptomatic.

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