hyperuricemia

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noun hy·per·uri·ce·mia \ˌhī-pər-ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈsē-mē-ə\

Definition of hyperuricemia

  1. :  excess uric acid in the blood

Origin and Etymology of hyperuricemia

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1894


Medical Dictionary

hyperuricemia

noun hy·per·uri·ce·mia

Medical Definition of hyperuricemia

  1. :  excess uric acid in the blood (as in gout)—called also uricacidemia, uricemia

hyperuricemic

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hyperuricaemic

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Variants of hyperuricemia

or chiefly British

hyperuricaemia

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