[az-uh-too r-ee-uh, -tyoo r-, ey-zuh-]
- an elevated level of nitrogenous compounds in the urine.
- Veterinary Pathology. Also called Monday morning disease. a disease of horses, especially draft horses returning to work after several days of inactivity and heavy feeding, characterized by muscle stiffness, paralysis, excessive sweating, and excretion of dark urine.
Origin of azoturia
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Nervous subjects, it is known, are more prone to azoturia than are those of lymphatic temperament.
Any given seizure may easily be mistaken for azoturia, at first, but a better examination soon excludes that disease.
- Increase of nitrogenous substances, especially urea, in the urine.
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