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

Origin and Etymology of 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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