Uremia meaning

yo͝o-rēmē-ə
A toxic condition resulting from kidney disease in which there is retention in the bloodstream of waste products normally excreted in the urine.
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A toxic condition caused by the presence in the blood of waste products that are not being eliminated in the urine because of a failure of the kidneys to secrete urine.
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A toxic condition resulting from kidney disease in which there is retention in the bloodstream of waste products normally excreted in the urine.
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(pathology) Blood poisoning resulting from the retention of waste products usually excreted as urine.
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Origin of uremia

  • From Ancient Greek οὖρον (ouron, “urine") + αἷμα (haima, “blood").

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