uremia

noun ure·mia \ yu̇-ˈrē-mē-ə \

Definition of uremia

1 : accumulation in the blood of constituents normally eliminated in the urine that produces a severe toxic condition and usually occurs in severe kidney disease
2 : the toxic bodily condition associated with uremia

uremic

play \yu̇-ˈrē-mik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of uremia

New Latin


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uremia

noun ure·mia
variants: or chiefly British uraemia play \yu̇-ˈrē-mē-ə\

medical Definition of uremia

1 : accumulation in the blood of constituents normally eliminated in the urine that produces a severe toxic condition and usually occurs in severe kidney disease
2 : the toxic bodily condition associated with uremia
  • the patient was in uremia

uremic

or chiefly British uraemic play \-mik\ adjective

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