uraemia


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u·rae·mi·a

 (yo͝o-rē′mē-ə)
n.
Variant of uremia.

uraemia

(jʊˈriːmɪə) or

uremia

n
(Pathology) pathol the accumulation of waste products, normally excreted in the urine, in the blood: causes severe headaches, vomiting, etc. Also called: azotaemia
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek ouron urine + haima blood]
uˈraemic, uˈremic adj

uremia, uraemia

a toxic condition resulting from the presence of urinary constituents in the blood, caused by deficiencies in the secretion of urine. — uremic, uraemic, adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.uraemia - accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urineuraemia - 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

uraemia

[jʊˈriːmɪə] Nuremia f
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