azotemia

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noun azo·te·mia \ˌā-zō-ˈtē-mē-ə\

Definition of azotemia

  1. :  an excess of urea or other nitrogenous wastes in the blood as a result of kidney insufficiency — compare uremia

azotemic

play \-mik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of azotemia

International Scientific Vocabulary azote nitrogen + New Latin -emia — more at az-


First Known Use: 1877


Medical Dictionary

azotemia

noun azo·te·mia
variants: or chiefly British

azotaemia

\ˌā-zō-ˈtē-mē-ə\play

Medical Definition of azotemia

  1. :  an excess of urea and other nitrogenous wastes in the blood as a result of kidney insufficiency—compare uremia

azotemic

or chiefly British

azotaemic

\-ˈtē-mik\play adjective

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