azoturia

noun
azo·​tu·​ria | \ˌā-zō-ˈtu̇r-ē-ə, -ˈtyu̇r-\

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

First Known Use of azoturia

circa 1838, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for azoturia

International Scientific Vocabulary azote + New Latin -uria

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azoturia

noun
azo·​tu·​ria | \ˌā-zō-ˈt(y)u̇r-ē-ə \

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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