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hyperuricemia

[ hahy-per-yoor-uh-see-mee-uh ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərˌyʊər əˈsi mi ə /
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noun Pathology.
an excess of uric acid in the blood, often producing gout.
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Origin of hyperuricemia

First recorded in 1890–95; hyper- + uric- + -emia

OTHER WORDS FROM hyperuricemia

hy·per·u·ri·ce·mic, adjective
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Medical definitions for hyperuricemia

hyperuricemia
[ hī′pər-yur′ĭ-sēmē-ə ]

n.
An unusually high concentration of uric acid in the blood.

Other words from hyperuricemia

hy′per•u′ri•cemic adj.
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