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Definition of Potassium deficiency

Potassium deficiency: Inadequate potassium intake and hence potassium levels in the blood that are abnormally low. This state is termed hypokalemia. For further information, see: Hypokalemia and Potassium balance.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 10/9/2012

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