uremic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj uremic of or involving excess nitrogenous waste products in the urine (usually due to kidney insufficiency)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • uremic Of or pertaining to uremia; causing uremia; affected with uremia: as, uremic convulsions.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Uremic relating to the peculiar symptoms associated with defective excretion of waste products by the kidneys
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Usage

In literature:

Uremic symptoms were avoided by the constant use of pilocarpin.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The family physician has pronounced it due to natural causes, the uremic coma of latent kidney trouble.
"The Silent Bullet" by Arthur B. Reeve
If both the ureters are similarly blocked, the animal will die of uremic poisoning.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
In June, 1917, she suddenly died in an uremic coma.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
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