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  • adj. Of, relating to, or causing uremia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to uremia; causing uremia; affected with uremia: as, uremic convulsions.

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  • adj. of or involving excess nitrogenous waste products in the urine (usually due to kidney insufficiency)


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  • More Infections Often Tied to Food According to WHO, of more than 1,600 people sickened by this E. coli strain, 499 developed a rare and potentially fatal kidney-failure complication known as hemolytic uremic syndrome—a complication that can shut down the kidneys and normally occurs in only a small percentage of people sickened during an E. coli outbreak.

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  • A few develop complications such as hemolytic uremic syndrome, a rare and potentially fatal condition that causes renal failure.

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  • The Stockholm-based group said infected patients developed hemolytic uremic syndrome HUS, a potentially fatal condition afflicting the kidneys, blood and central nervous system.

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  • On November 22, 1916, Jack London died of gastrointestinal uremic poisoning.

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  • Young children and the elderly are at highest risk for a potentially life-threatening complication known as hemolytic uremic syndrome HUS, which includes kidney failure.

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  • Had they said, "He inadvertently took an overdose of morphine, which in combination with his uremic condition triggered a coma and subsequent death," we would have to admit to that possiblity, since no one was present at the time.

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  • In children, O157 may lead to a severe, sometimes fatal kidney disease called HUS (hemolytic-uremic syndrome).

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  • The three patients with life-threatening symptoms were diagnosed with hemolytic uremic syndrome, which can cause bleeding in the brain or kidneys.

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  • After surviving two divorces, the suicide of her second husband, and public scandal, she died of uremic poisoning at the age of 26.

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  • Of the four suspected U.S. cases, three people–two adult women and one man—are in the hospital with hemolytic uremic syndrome, Dr. Braden said.

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