or chiefly Brit urae*mia n 1 : accumulation in the blood of constituents normally eliminated in the urine that produces a severe toxic condition and usu. occurs in severe kidney disease 2 : the toxic bodily condition associated with uremia <the patient was in > ure*mic or chiefly Brit urae*mic adj
Similar sounding terms: uraemia
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