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Noun: uremia  yû'ree-mee-u
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: uraemia)
  1. Accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urine
    - uraemia [Brit, Cdn], azotemia [N. Amer], azotaemia [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: uremias

Type of: pathology

Encyclopedia: Uremia