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azotemia

[ az-uh-tee-mee-uh, ey-zuh- ]
/ ˌæz əˈti mi ə, ˌeɪ zə- /

noun Pathology.

the accumulation of abnormally large amounts of nitrogenous waste products in the blood, as in uremic poisoning.

Nearby words

azores, azores high, azorín, azotaemia, azote, azotemia, azoth, azotic, azotize, azotobacter, azotos

Origin of azotemia

First recorded in 1895–1900; azote + -emia
Related formsaz·o·te·mic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for azotemia

azotemia


n.

1900, also azotaemia, from azot- (see azo-) + Greek haima "blood" (see -emia).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for azotemia

azotemia

[ ăz′ə-tēmē-ə, ā′zə- ]

n.

uremia
Related formsaz′o•temic (-mĭk) adj.
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