from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See uremia.
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- n. the accumulation in the blood of nitrogen-bearing waste products (such as urea) that are usually excreted in the urine
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the accumulation of an abnormally large amount of nitrogen-containing waste products, such as urea, in the blood; uremia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A disease of solipeds characterized by sudden paralysis of the hind quarters and the passage of blood-colored urine. Commonly called paralysis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urine
French azote, nitrogen; see azo- + -emia.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)