azoturia

noun
azo·​tu·​ria | \ ˌā-zō-ˈtu̇r-ē-ə How to pronounce azoturia (audio) , -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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The first known use of azoturia was circa 1838

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“Azoturia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/azoturia. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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azoturia

noun
azo·​tu·​ria | \ ˌā-zō-ˈt(y)u̇r-ē-ə How to pronounce azoturia (audio) \

Medical Definition of azoturia

: an abnormal condition of horses characterized by an excess of urea or other nitrogenous substances in the urine and by muscle damage especially to the hindquarters

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