azotemia[az′ō tē′mē ə]
azotemia definition by Webster's New World
the accumulation of nitrogenous substances in the blood, resulting from failure of the kidneys to remove them
Origin: ModL: see azote and amp; -emia
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- azotemic adjective
azotemia definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Origin: French azote, nitrogen; see azo- + -emia.
- azˌo·teˈmic adjective