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u·re·mi·a

also u·rae·mi·a  (yo͝o-rē′mē-ə)
n.
A toxic condition resulting from kidney disease in which there is retention in the bloodstream of waste products normally excreted in the urine. Also called azotemia.

u·re′mic adj.

uremia

(jʊˈriːmɪə)
n
(Pathology) the usual US spelling of uraemia
uˈremic adj

u•re•mi•a

(yʊˈri mi ə)

n.
the presence in the blood of excessive urea and other products normally excreted in the urine.
[1855–60; ur-1 + -emia]
u•re′mic, 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

uremia

Poisoning by toxins accumulating in the body.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.uremia - accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urineuremia - 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

u·re·mi·a

n. uremia, condición tóxica causada por insuficiencia renal que produce retención en la sangre de sustancias nitrogenadas, fosfatos y sulfatos.

uremia

n uremia
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The buildup of toxins in the blood due to the decreased kidney function can cause uremia, which may lead to ulcers in the mouth, on the tongue, and on the gums.
Gillespie writes about the case of a 10-year-old boy who had acute nephritis and uremia. The boy lived on a farm with his family, and prior to becoming ill, had been doing "nearly a man's work" on the farm.
Increasing uremia in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) reveals signs and symptoms in almost every organ system defined as the "uremic syndrome".2 The most common causes of CKD are diabetes mellitus (DM), hypertension, chronic glomerulonephritis, all over the world.
Many risk factors were incriminated in causation of burst abdomen including malnutrition, anemia, hypoproteinaemia, pre and post-operative prolonged steroid therapy, peritonitis, malignancy, jaundice, uremia, prolonged post-operative abdominal distension, cough, the technique of closure and closure material.
In view of progressive and non-resolving AKI with metabolic acidosis and symptoms of uremia and fluid overload, hemodialysis was initiated and continued every 24 h for the next few weeks.
The art teacher named Zhu Ya, 26 years old, of Chongqing in southwest China, was diagnosed with uremia, a progressive renal failure that requires regular dialysis, last May.
Hemodialysis was initiated with a tunneled catheter for uremia.
Nephrologist Amanda Raff explains that the concept of uremia, historically described as late stage CKD, is expanding.
Studies by Corey et al and Colombo et al witnessed idiopathic and neoplasm causes as the main factors of pericardial effusion in their patients followed by less frequent cause like uremia and TB9,10.
Hakim, "The elephant in uremia: oxidant stress as a unifying concept of cardiovascular disease in uremia," Kidney International, vol.
Uremia, in which various small molecules accumulate in the blood because of decreased renal excretion (8), has been considered a non-traditional CVRFs involved in the pathogenesis of the vascular changes seen in patients with chronic renal failure (CRF).