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

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


(ˌæzəʊˈtjʊərɪə; -ˈtʊərɪə; ˌeɪzə-)
the condition of having excess nitrogen in the urine


(ˌæz əˈtʊər i ə, -ˈtyʊər-, ˌeɪ zə-)

an elevated level of nitrogenous compounds in the urine.
[1830–40; azote + -uria]
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Noun1.azoturia - excess of urea in the urineazoturia - excess of urea in the urine    
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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