- Excess in the blood of urea, creatinine and other nitrogenous end products of protein and amino acid metabolism; also, the constellation of signs and symptoms of chronic renal failure.
Definition from: CRISP Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- 1: Accumulation in the blood of constituents normally eliminated in the urine that produces a severe toxic condition and usually occurs in severe kidney disease.
2: The toxic bodily condition associated with uremia <the patient was in uremia>.
Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary by Merriam-Webster Inc.
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.