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.

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Origin of azotemia

First recorded in 1895–1900; azote + -emia

OTHER WORDS FROM azotemia

az·o·te·mic, adjective
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Medical definitions for azotemia

azotemia
[ ăz′ə-tēmē-ə, ā′zə- ]

n.

uremia

Other words from azotemia

az′o•temic (-mĭk) adj.
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