from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of uremia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of uremia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Accumulation in the blood of the principles of the urine, producing dangerous disease.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See uremia, uremic.

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


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • An attack of uraemia, by no means serious, had led to his being ordered to rest.

    The Captive

  • Medically, however little hope there might be of setting any limit to this attack of uraemia, it did not do to tire the kidneys.

    The Guermantes Way

  • In itself, uraemia is not necessarily fatal, but this case seems to me desperate.

    The Guermantes Way

  • When, thanks to the faultless ministrations of Françoise, my grandmother had been put to bed, she discovered that she could speak much more easily, the little rupture or obstruction of a blood-vessel which had produced the uraemia having apparently been quite slight.

    The Guermantes Way

  • As far as I was concerned it could have been for longer because for the first time in months my uraemia was gone.

    Ancestral Passions

  • TOM A. WILLIAMS, Washington, D. C.: Will Dr. Clark explain the eccentric convulsions such as when there is uraemia, on similar grounds?

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • At first the news was not believed, but by eleven o'clock it was definitely known in the Legation Quarter that he had died a few minutes after ten o'clock that morning from uraemia of the blood -- the surgeon of the French Legation being in attendance almost to the last.

    The Fight for the Republic in China

  • That's due to uraemia, a sequel of Bright's disease. '


  • Ingrosso D, Cimmino A, Perna AF, Masella L, De Santo NG, et al. (2003) Folate treatment and unbalanced methylation and changes of allelic expression induced by hyperhomocysteinaemia in patients with uraemia.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Ends fatally from uraemia at puberty a. Enchondroma b.

    Recently Uploaded Slideshows


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • Sp. uremia in U.S.

    September 11, 2008