Definitions for azotemiaˌæz əˈti mi ə, ˌeɪ zə-
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uremia, uraemia, azotemia, azotaemia(noun)
accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urine
the accumulation in the blood of nitrogen-bearing waste products (such as urea) that are usually excreted in the urine
Azotemia 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.
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A biochemical abnormality referring to an elevation of BLOOD UREA NITROGEN and CREATININE. Azotemia can be produced by KIDNEY DISEASES or other extrarenal disorders. When azotemia becomes associated with a constellation of clinical signs, it is termed UREMIA.
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