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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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Word Origin and History for azotemic
azotemia
1900, also azotaemia, from azot- (see azo-) + Gk. haima "blood."
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azotemic 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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