azoturia


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

az·o·tu·ri·a

 (ăz′ə-to͝or′ē-ə, -tyo͝or′-)
n.
Increase of nitrogenous substances, especially urea, in the urine.

[French azote, nitrogen; see azo- + -uria.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

azoturia

(ˌæzəʊˈtjʊərɪə; -ˈtʊərɪə; ˌeɪzə-)
n
the condition of having excess nitrogen in the urine
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

az•o•tu•ri•a

(ˌæz əˈtʊər i ə, -ˈtyʊər-, ˌeɪ zə-)

n.
an elevated level of nitrogenous compounds in the urine.
[1830–40; azote + -uria]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.azoturia - excess of urea in the urineazoturia - excess of urea in the urine    
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
A proper diet of Compound horse feedstuff not only promotes increased muscle growth, keeps horse hydrated, increased stamina but also prevents the muscular disorder such as laminitis & azoturia. Since the Compound horse feedstuff includes the variety of cereals, pulses & vitamins, it can be traded at quite costlier rates than straight feeds which promote high returns.
2 which indicates a descending trend from abrasions to azoturia.
He suffered an attack of azoturia, a condition that affects the muscles of horses, ranging from stiffness to mild cramps, and is under the care of vets.