uraemia

[ yoo-ree-mee-uh ]
/ yʊˈri mi ə /
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noun Pathology.

Related formsu·rae·mic, adjective

Definition for uraemia (2 of 2)

uremia

or u·rae·mi·a

[ yoo-ree-mee-uh ]
/ yʊˈri mi ə /

noun Pathology.

a condition resulting from the retention in the blood of constituents normally excreted in the urine.

Origin of uremia

From New Latin, dating back to 1855–60; see origin at ur-1, -emia
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British Dictionary definitions for uraemia (1 of 2)

uraemia

US uremia

/ (jʊˈriːmɪə) /

noun

pathol the accumulation of waste products, normally excreted in the urine, in the blood: causes severe headaches, vomiting, etcAlso called: azotaemia
Derived Formsuraemic or US uremic, adjective

Word Origin for uraemia

C19: from New Latin, from Greek ouron urine + haima blood

British Dictionary definitions for uraemia (2 of 2)

uremia

/ (jʊˈriːmɪə) /

noun

the usual US spelling of uraemia
Derived Formsuremic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for uraemia

uremia


n.

1857, Modern Latin, from Greek ouron "urine" (see urine) + haima "blood" (see -emia).

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Medicine definitions for uraemia

uremia


n.

The accumulation of urinary waste products in the blood.azotemia
A toxic condition caused by uremia.
Related formsu•remic adj.
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