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a deposit resembling frozen dew or vapor.
urea frost the appearance on the skin of salt crystals left by evaporation of the sweat in urhidrosis.
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u·re·a frost, uremic frost
powdery deposits on the skin, especially the face, including urea and uric acid salts, due to excretion of nitrogenous compounds in the sweat; seen in severe uremia.
Synonym(s): uridrosis crystallina
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White flaky deposits of urea seen on the skin in patients with advanced uremia.
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u·re·a frost, uremic frost (yūr-ē'ă frawst, -mik)
Powdery deposits on the skin, especially face, due to excretion of nitrogenous compounds in sweat.
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