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 (ăz′ə-tē′mē-ə, ā′zə-)
See uremia.

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

az′o·te′mic (-mĭk) adj.
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(ˌæz əˈti mi ə, ˌeɪ zə-)

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.
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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
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n. azotemia, aumento de sustancias nitrogenadas espúreas en la orina.
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By reviewing the average range of laboratory parameters that indicate serum levels of nitrogenous substances, in patients with CRF on HD, there were significant increases of urea (26.14 [+ or -] 5.75), creatinine (1111.55 [+ or -] 1327.88) and uric acid (403.17 [+ or -] 73.21) before HD, while the values of azotemia were, as expected, within the reference values (urea: 11.25 [+ or -] 3.13, creatinine: 444.16 [+ or -] 124.88, uric acid: 165.8 [+ or -] 59.25) after HD treatment.
Increased BUN and creatinine (azotemia) were observed in colic, which could be due to dehydration and decreased filtration across glomerulus (Tabar and Cruz, 2009).
A 75-year-old white man with hypertension, coronary artery disease, and peripheral vascular disease was admitted with azotemia, fatigue, anorexia, and headaches.
High-sensitivity C-reactive protein (CRP), erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), creatinine, azotemia, glycemia, and complete hemochrome were also assessed.
However, improvement of azotemia and proteinuria depending on treatment and severity of the disease has been described [9, 14, 15].
Laboratory results revealed leukocytosis, prerenal azotemia, elevated liver enzymes, and mildly elevated lipase (Table 1).