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hyperuricemia

[hahy-per-yoo r-uh-see-mee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pərˌyʊər əˈsi mi ə/
noun, Pathology
1.
an excess of uric acid in the blood, often producing gout.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; hyper- + uric- + -emia
Related forms
hyperuricemic, adjective
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  • Acute attacks of gout and long-term treatment of gout and hyperuricemia require different approaches.
hyperuricemia in Medicine

hyperuricemia hy·per·u·ri·ce·mi·a (hī'pər-yur'ĭ-sē'mē-ə)
n.
An unusually high concentration of uric acid in the blood.


hy'per·u'ri·ce'mic adj.
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