azoturia

azoturia

[az-uh-toor-ee-uh, -tyoor-, ey-zuh-]
noun
1.
an elevated level of nitrogenous compounds in the urine.
2.
Veterinary Pathology. Also called Monday morning disease. a disease of horses, especially draft horses returning to work after several days of inactivity and heavy feeding, characterized by muscle stiffness, paralysis, excessive sweating, and excretion of dark urine.

Origin:
1830–40; azote + -uria

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azoturia az·o·tu·ri·a (āz'ə-tur'ē-ə, -tyur'-)
n.
Increase of nitrogenous substances, especially urea, in the urine.

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