azotemia

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az·o·te·mi·a

 (ăz′ə-tē′mē-ə, ā′zə-)
n.
See uremia.

[French azote, nitrogen; see azo- + -emia.]

az′o·te′mic (-mĭk) adj.

az•o•te•mi•a

(ˌæz əˈti mi ə, ˌeɪ zə-)

n.
the accumulation of abnormally large amounts of nitrogenous waste products in the blood, as in kidney failure.
[1895–1900; azote + -emia]
az`o•te′mic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.azotemia - accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urineazotemia - accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urine
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Translations

az·o·te·mi·a

n. azotemia, aumento de sustancias nitrogenadas espúreas en la orina.
References in periodicals archive ?
Normal urea:creatinine ratio in a healthy population was considered as 20 mmol/L: mmol/L, while urea:creatinine ratio equal to 21 mmol/L: mmol/L was considered to be a sign of prerenal azotemia (PRA) [17].
In addition, patients with raised urea (> 50 mg%) and creatinine levels (< 3 mg/dl), which subsequently improved without any specific intervention, were defined as having prerenal azotemia.
In prerenal azotemia, an SCr increase is not symptomatic of an established structural kidney injury.
These values include a significant drop in the hemoglobin level attributable to active bleeding, prerenal azotemia due to renal hypoperfusion during the early stages of decreased cardiac output (Russo et al.