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

Other Words from uremia

uremic \yu̇-ˈrē-mik \ adjective

First Known Use of uremia

circa 1857, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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uremia

noun
ure·mia
variants: or chiefly British uraemia \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

Other Words from uremia

uremic or chiefly British uraemic \-mik \ adjective

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