azoturia


azo·tu·ria

noun \ˌā-zō-ˈtr-ē-ə, -ˈtyr-\

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

azo·tu·ria

noun \ˌā-zō-ˈt(y)r-ē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

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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