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Hypocalcaemia in geckos

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Hypocalcaemia in geckos

Hypocalcaemia refers to low levels of calcium (calcium deficiency) in the bloodstream. It is also referred to as 'metabolic bone disease'.

A very soft jaw in a gecko with hypocalcaemia
©David Perpiñán

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