from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A toxic condition resulting from kidney disease in which there is retention in the bloodstream of waste products normally excreted in the urine. Also called azotemia.
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- n. Blood poisoning resulting from the retention of waste products usually excreted as urine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A condition resulting from the retention in the blood of waste products, chiefly urea, that should normally be eliminated by the kidneys.
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
From Ancient Greek οὖρον ("urine") + αἷμα ("blood"). (Wiktionary)