Definition of phosphataemia in English:

phosphataemia

(also phosphatemia)

noun

Physiology Medicine
  • In early use: an abnormally high concentration of phosphates in the blood; hyperphosphataemia (now rare). Later also: the concentration of phosphates in the blood.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Medical Association. From phosphate + -aemia, probably after French phosphatémie.

Pronunciation

phosphataemia

/ˌfɒsfəˈtiːmɪə/