hyperuricemia

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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

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