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uremia

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noun ure·mia \yu̇-ˈrē-mē-ə\

Definition of uremia

  1. 1 :  accumulation in the blood of constituents normally eliminated in the urine that produces a severe toxic condition and usually occurs in severe kidney disease

  2. 2 :  the toxic bodily condition associated with uremia

uremic play \-mik\ adjective


Origin of uremia

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1857

Rhymes with uremia


Medical Dictionary

uremia

noun ure·mia

Medical Definition of uremia

  1. 1:  accumulation in the blood of constituents normally eliminated in the urine that produces a severe toxic condition and usually occurs in severe kidney disease

  2. 2:  the toxic bodily condition associated with uremia <the patient was in uremia>

uremic or chiefly British uraemic \-mik\play adjective


Variants of uremia

or chiefly British uraemia \yu̇-ˈrē-mē-ə\play

Learn More about uremia

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "uremia" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "uremia"


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