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uremia

noun ure·mia \y-ˈrē-mē-ə\

Definition of UREMIA

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
:  the toxic bodily condition associated with uremia
ure·mic \-mik\ adjective

Origin of UREMIA

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1857

Rhymes with UREMIA

uremia

noun ure·mia   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of UREMIA

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
:  the toxic bodily condition associated with uremia <the patient was in uremia>
ure·mic or chiefly British urae·mic \-mik\ adjective

Variants of UREMIA

ure·mia or chiefly British urae·mia \y-ˈrē-mē-ə\

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