azotemia

Type: Term Pronunciation: az′ō-tē′mē-ă Definitions: 1. An abnormal increase in concentration of urea and other nitrogenous substances in the blood plasma.
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Azotemia

The abnormal presence of urinary waste products in the blood.
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Azotemia

Azotemia: A higher than normal blood level of urea or other nitrogen containing compounds in the blood. The hallmark test is the serum BUN (blood urea nitrogen) level. Usually caused by the inability of the kidney to excrete these compounds.
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azotemia

Synonym for uraemia ... 1. <biochemistry> An excess in the blood of urea, creatinine and other nitrogenous end products of protein and amino acids metabolism, more correctly referred to as azotaemia. ... 2. <nephrology> In current usage the entire constellation of signs and symptoms of chronic renal failure including nausea, vomiting an...
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azotemia

(az″o-te´me-ә) an excess of nitrogenous waste products in the blood. (This is the most precise name for the condition, although in the literature it is commonly referred to as uremia; for more detalis, see that term.) adj., azote´mic., adj.
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azotemia

(azote + Gr. haima blood + -ia) an excess of urea or other nitrogenous compounds in the blood.
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azotemia

azotemia, azotaemia 1. An excess of nitrogenous bodies in the blood as a result of kidney insufficiency. 2. A higher than normal blood level of urea or other nitrogen containing compounds in the blood. Usually caused by the inability of the kidney to excrete these compounds.
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AZOTEMIA

An elevation of blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and creatinine levels in the bloodstream.
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Azotemia

Azotemia (azot, `nitrogen` + -emia, `blood condition`) is a medical condition characterized by abnormally high levels of nitrogen-containing compounds (such as urea, creatinine, various body waste compounds, and other nitrogen-rich compounds) in the blood. It is largely related to insufficient filtering of blood by the kidneys. It can lead to ...
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azotemia

An increase in nitrogen containing waste products in the blood. Azotemia may be pre-renal, renal or post-renal.
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azotemia

The increase of waste products in the bloodstream due to kidney failure.
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azotemia

An increase in nitrogen containing waste products in the blood. Azotemia may be pre-renal, renal or post-renal.
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