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hyperuricemia

 [hi″per-u″rĭ-se´me-ah]
an excess of uric acid or urates in the blood. adj., adj hyperurice´mic.

hy·per·u·ri·ce·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-yū'ri-sē'mē-ă),
Enhanced blood concentrations of uric acid.

hyperuricemia

/hy·per·uri·ce·mia/ (-u″rĭ-se´me-ah) uricemia; an excess of uric acid in the blood.hyperurice´mic

hyperuricemia

(hī′pər-yo͝or′ĭ-sē′mē-ə)
n.
The presence of an abnormally high concentration of uric acid in the blood, as in gout.

hyperuricaemia, hyperuricemia

See gout.

hyperuricemia

Internal medicine An accumulation of uric acid–a byproduct of normal metabolism, a side effect of cancer therapy. See Gout.

hy·per·u·ri·ce·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-yūr'i-sē'mē-ă)
Enhanced blood concentrations of uric acid.
Synonym(s): hyperuricaemia.

Hyperuricemia

Excessively high levels of uric acid in the blood, often producing gout.
Mentioned in: Gout, Uric Acid Tests

hyperuricemia

an excess of uric acid in the blood; found in Dalmatian dogs and selected strains of chickens.
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