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azotemia

[az-uh-tee-mee-uh, ey-zuh-] /ˌæz əˈti mi ə, ˌeɪ zə-/
noun, Pathology
1.
the accumulation of abnormally large amounts of nitrogenous waste products in the blood, as in uremic poisoning.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; azote + -emia
Related forms
azotemic, adjective
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  • If both ureters are disrupted, signs of acute azotemia will occur.
British Dictionary definitions for azotemia

azotaemia

/ˌæzəˈtiːmɪə/
noun
1.
(pathol) a less common name for uraemia
Derived Forms
azotaemic, especially (US) azotemic (ˌæzəˈtiːmɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C20: see azote, -aemia
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Word Origin and History for azotemia
n.

1900, also azotaemia, from azot- (see azo-) + Greek haima "blood" (see -emia).

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azotemia in Medicine

azotemia az·o·te·mi·a (āz'ə-tē'mē-ə, ā'zə-)
n.
See uremia.


az'o·te'mic (-mĭk) adj.
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