uremia or u·rae·mi·a [yoo-ree-mee-uh] ExamplesWord Origin noun Pathology.

  1. a condition resulting from the retention in the blood of constituents normally excreted in the urine.

Origin of uremia From New Latin, dating back to 1855–60; see origin at ur-1, -emia Examples from the Web for uremia Historical Examples of uremia

  • In fact, there are some who advise decompression for uremia.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:

    Louis Marshall Warfield

  • This may go on to a fatal attack of uremia; but fortunately, not commonly, far less so than in scarlet fever.

    Preventable Diseases

    Woods Hutchinson

  • Uremia is the most dreaded symptom and develops as a result of the retained toxins in the blood.

    Dietetics for Nurses

    Fairfax T. Proudfit

  • British Dictionary definitions for uremia uremia noun

    1. the usual US spelling of uraemia

    Derived Formsuremic, adjective Word Origin and History for uremia n.

    1857, Modern Latin, from Greek ouron “urine” (see urine) + haima “blood” (see -emia).

    uremia in Medicine uremia n.

    1. The accumulation of urinary waste products in the blood.azotemia
    2. A toxic condition caused by uremia.

    Related formsu•re′mic adj.

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