[hahy-per-yoo r-uh-see-mee-uh]

Origin of hyperuricemia

First recorded in 1890–95; hyper- + uric- + -emia
Related formshy·per·u·ri·ce·mic, adjective
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hyperuricemia in Medicine


  1. An unusually high concentration of uric acid in the blood.
Related formshy′per•u′ri•cemic adj.
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