lithemia

noun
li·​the·​mia
variants: or chiefly British lithaemia \ lith-​ˈē-​mē-​ə How to pronounce lithaemia (audio) \

Medical Definition of lithemia

: a condition in which excess uric acid is present in the blood

Other Words from lithemia

lithemic or chiefly British lithaemic \ -​mik How to pronounce lithaemic (audio) \ adjective

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“Lithemia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lithemia. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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