- a condition resulting from the retention in the blood of constituents normally excreted in the urine.
Origin of uremia
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Examples from the Web for uremia
In fact, there are some who advise decompression for uremia.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:
Louis Marshall Warfield
This may go on to a fatal attack of uremia; but fortunately, not commonly, far less so than in scarlet fever.Preventable Diseases
Uremia is the most dreaded symptom and develops as a result of the retained toxins in the blood.Dietetics for Nurses
Fairfax T. Proudfit
- the usual US spelling of uraemia
Word Origin and History for uremia
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- The accumulation of urinary waste products in the blood.azotemia
- A toxic condition caused by uremia.
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