azotemia

noun
azo·​te·​mia | \ ˌā-zō-ˈtē-mē-ə How to pronounce azotemia (audio) \

Definition of azotemia

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

Other Words from azotemia

azotemic \ ˌā-​zō-​ˈtē-​mik How to pronounce azotemia (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of azotemia

1877, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for azotemia

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

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“Azotemia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/azotemia. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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azotemia

noun
azo·​te·​mia
variants: or chiefly British azotaemia \ ˌā-​zō-​ˈtē-​mē-​ə How to pronounce azotemia (audio) \

Medical Definition of azotemia

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

Other Words from azotemia

azotemic or chiefly British azotaemic \ -​ˈtē-​mik How to pronounce azotemia (audio) \ adjective

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