Azotemia meaning

ăz'ə-tē'mē-ə, ā'zə-
The accumulation of nitrogenous substances in the blood, resulting from failure of the kidneys to remove them.
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(medicine) The accumulation in the blood of nitrogen-bearing waste products (such as urea) that are usually excreted in the urine.
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Origin of azotemia

  • French azote nitrogen azo– –emia
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition