Definition of azoturia
: an abnormal condition of horses characterized by muscle damage especially to the hindquarters and dark-colored urine containing nitrogenous substances from muscle tissue breakdown
Origin of azoturia
International Scientific Vocabulary azote + New Latin -uria
First Known Use: circa 1838
Medical Definition of azoturia
: an abnormal condition of horses characterized by an excesss of urea or other nitrogenous substances in the urine and by muscle damage especially to the hindquarters
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