a condition resulting from the retention in the blood of constituents normally excreted in the urine.
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How to use uremia in a sentence
uremia is the most dreaded symptom and develops as a result of the retained toxins in the blood.Dietetics for Nurses | Fairfax T. Proudfit
This may go on to a fatal attack of uremia; but fortunately, not commonly, far less so than in scarlet fever.Preventable Diseases | Woods Hutchinson
In fact, there are some who advise decompression for uremia.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: | Louis Marshall Warfield
The natural end of patients in this group is either uremia or cardiac decompensation (so-called cardiorenal disease).Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: | Louis Marshall Warfield
British Dictionary definitions for uremia
the usual US spelling of uraemia
- uremic, adjective
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