noun. excessive amounts of sodium in the blood; possibly indicating diabetes insipidus.
Sentences with hypernatremia
Symptoms of mild hypernatremia include:
2. Noun, singular or mass
Babies who are born pre-term or at low birth weights are more likely to develop hypernatremia than full-term babies of average size.
3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
On the other hand, high sodium levels — or hypernatremia — can be a sign of dehydration.