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Definition of Uremia

Uremia: The presence of excessive amounts of urea in the blood, which may be a sign of kidney disease or failure. It is also referred to as azotemia.

See also urea.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 10/30/2013

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