hyperuricemia

[ hahy-per-yoo r-uh-see-mee-uh ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərˌyʊər əˈsi mi ə /

noun Pathology.

an excess of uric acid in the blood, often producing gout.

Nearby words

  1. hypertrophic pyloric stenosis,
  2. hypertrophic rhinitis,
  3. hypertrophy,
  4. hypertropia,
  5. hyperurbanism,
  6. hypervalinemia,
  7. hypervascular,
  8. hypervelocity,
  9. hyperventilate,
  10. hyperventilation

Origin of hyperuricemia

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

Related formshy·per·u·ri·ce·mic, adjective

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Medicine definitions for hyperuricemia

hyperuricemia

[ hī′pər-yur′ĭ-sēmē-ə ]

n.

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


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