urea frost(redirected from uridrosis crystallina)
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.
Synonym(s): uridrosis crystallina
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.