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or u·rae·mic

adjective Pathology.
  1. pertaining to uremia.
  2. afflicted with uremia.
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Origin of uremic

From New Latin; see origin at uremia, -ic
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Examples from the Web for uremic

Historical Examples

  • If the skull fracture happened in a uremic, the decompression would probably do no harm.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:

    Louis Marshall Warfield

  • A man, 43 years old, entered the Milwaukee County Hospital in uremic coma.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:

    Louis Marshall Warfield

  • If both the ureters are similarly blocked, the animal will die of uremic poisoning.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

    United States Department of Agriculture

  • The family physician has pronounced it due to natural causes, the uremic coma of latent kidney trouble.

    The Silent Bullet

    Arthur B. Reeve

  • The disease is a neurosis, but it might be mistaken for a toxic or uremic condition by a superficial observer.