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Description of Uremia

Uremia (medical condition): Excessive urea and waste products in the blood...more »

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Uremia: accumulation in the blood of nitrogen-bearing waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urine.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Uremia: Acute or chronic condition, characterized by the inability of the kidneys to adequately filter the blood substances, resulting in uremia and electrolyte imbalances. Acute renal failure is usually associated with oliguria or anuria, hyperkalemia, and pulmonary edema. Chronic renal failure is irreversible and requires hemodialysis.--2004
Source: Diseases Database

Uremia: excess in the blood of urea, creatinine and other nitrogenous end products of protein and aminoacid metabolism; also, the constellation of signs and symptoms of chronic renal failure.
Source: CRISP

Uremia: A clinical syndrome associated with the retention of renal waste products or uremic toxins in the blood. It is usually the result of RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. Most uremic toxins are end products of protein or nitrogen CATABOLISM, such as UREA or $CREATININE$. Severe uremia can lead to multiple organ dysfunctions with a constellation of symptoms.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Uremia as a Disease

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Uremia: Article Excerpts

The illness associated with the buildup of urea in the blood... (Source: excerpt from Kidney Failure Glossary: NIDDK)

The illness associated with the buildup of urea in the blood because... (Source: excerpt from Kidney Failure Glossary: NIDDK)

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Uremia as a Symptom

Uremia (symptom): Build up of toxins usually excreted by the kidneys, associated with...more »

Uremia (symptom): The illness associated with the buildup of urea in the blood because the ... (Source: excerpt from Kidney Failure Glossary: NIDDK)

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  • pathology
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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