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azoturia

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noun azo·tu·ria \ˌā-zō-ˈtu̇r-ē-ə, -ˈtyu̇r-\

Definition of azoturia

  1. :  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 and Etymology of azoturia

International Scientific Vocabulary azote + New Latin -uria


First Known Use: circa 1838


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azoturia

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noun azo·tu·ria \ˌā-zō-ˈt(y)u̇r-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of azoturia

  1. :  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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