uremia or u·rae·mi·a [yoo-ree-mee-uh] ExamplesWord Origin noun Pathology.
- a condition resulting from the retention in the blood of constituents normally excreted in the urine.
In fact, there are some who advise decompression for uremia.
Louis Marshall Warfield
This may go on to a fatal attack of uremia; but fortunately, not commonly, far less so than in scarlet fever.
Uremia is the most dreaded symptom and develops as a result of the retained toxins in the blood.
Fairfax T. Proudfit
British Dictionary definitions for uremia uremia noun
- the usual US spelling of uraemia
Derived Formsuremic, adjective Word Origin and History for uremia n.
uremia in Medicine uremia n.
- The accumulation of urinary waste products in the blood.azotemia
- A toxic condition caused by uremia.
Related formsu•re′mic adj.