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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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of or involving excess nitrogenous waste products in the urine (usually due to kidney insufficiency)

Usage examples (10)
  • Death occurs from uraemic poisoning and peritonitis.
  • Less frequent complications of infection with Sd1 include sepsis, seizures, renal failure and the haemolytic uraemic syndrome.
  • O157: H7: Detected in 1982, this bacterium is typically transmitted through contaminated food and has caused outbreaks of haemolytic uraemic syndrome in North America,...
  • When the kidneys become so badly diseased that they can no longer perform their function of separating from the blood the nitrogenous end-products of digestion, uraemic... for more
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