Sinonimi: uraemia | azotemia | azotaemia
Accumulation in the blood of nitrogen-bearing waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urine; SYN. uraemia, azotemia, azotaemia.
Excess of urea (a nitrogenous waste product) in the blood, caused by kidney failure. If untreated (see dialysis), it results in coma and death.
Accumulation in the blood of urinary products normally excreted.