uraemia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n uraemia accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urine
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n uraemia See uremia, uremic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Uraemia ū-rē′mi-a a morbid condition of the blood due to the retention of urea or other waste materials ordinarily excreted from the body by the kidneys—also Urē′mia
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Usage

In literature:

That's due to uraemia, a sequel of Bright's disease.
"Leonora" by Arnold Bennett
In uraemia there is a diminution of chlorides, and an increase of phosphates and sulphates.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Eclampsia is a very grave complication of pregnancy, and it was formerly supposed to be uraemia.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
The symptoms of apoplexy, epilepsy, and uraemia bear a resemblance to those caused by some of the poisons of the neurotic class.
"Memoranda on Poisons" by Thomas Hawkes Tanner
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