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uraemia

(yo͝o-rē′mē-ə)
n.
Variant of uremia.
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uraemia

Accumulation of the nitrogenous waste products of METABOLISM in the blood as a result of failure of the kidneys to excrete them (kidney failure). The effects include nausea, vomiting, OEDEMA, itching, spontaneous bleeding, anaemia, apathy, confusion, muscle twitching, seizures, drowsiness, coma and death.
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u·re·mi·a

(yūr-ē'mē-ă)
1. Excess of urea and other nitrogenous waste in blood.
2. Complex of symptoms due to severe persisting renal failure that can be relieved by dialysis.
Synonym(s): uraemia.
[G. ouron, urine, + haima, blood]
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