uremia

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noun ure·mia \yu̇-ˈrē-mē-ə\

Definition of uremia

  1. 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. 2 :  the toxic bodily condition associated with uremia

uremic

play \yu̇-ˈrē-mik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of uremia

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1857


Medical Dictionary

uremia

noun ure·mia
variants: or chiefly British

uraemia

\yu̇-ˈrē-mē-ə\play

Medical Definition of uremia

  1. 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. 2:  the toxic bodily condition associated with uremia the patient was in uremia

uremic

or chiefly British

uraemic

\-mik\play adjective

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