urea frost

(redirected from uridrosis crystallina)

frost

 [frost]
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.

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.

urea frost

White flaky deposits of urea seen on the skin in patients with advanced uremia.

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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