Definition of Azoturia

1. Noun. Excess of urea in the urine.

Generic synonyms: Pathology



Definition of Azoturia

1. n. Excess of urea or other nitrogenous substances in the urine.

Definition of Azoturia

1. Noun. (medicine) An increase in the amount of nitrogenous material (such as urea) in the urine ¹

2. Noun. (veterinary medicine) A condition that affects the muscles of horses, ranging from stiffness and mild cramps to the horse becoming unable to stand, with discoloured urine ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Azoturia

1. an excess of nitrogenous substances in the urine [n -S]

Medical Definition of Azoturia

1. An increased elimination of urea in the urine. Origin: azo-(azote) + G. Ouron, urine Azoturia of horses, an afebrile disease of horses, characterised by massive muscle degeneration, a rapidly developing paralysis of the hind legs, and myoglobinuria; onset is sudden, usually appearing shortly after the horse has returned to work after a few days' rest. Synonym: black water, haemoglobinaemia paralytica, Monday morning sickness, paralytic myoglobinuria. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Azoturia

azotises
azotising
azotite
azotites
azotize
azotized
azotizes
azotizing
azotobacter
azotobacter vinelandii
azotobacteraceae
azotobacters
azotometer
azotometers
azotous
azoturia (current term)
azoturias
azotæmia
azovan blue
azoxy
azoxy compound
azoxy compounds
azoxy procarbazine oxidase
azoxybenzene
azoxymethane
azoxys
azoxystrobin
azoxystrobins
azran
aztobacter

Literary usage of Azoturia

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1. Theory and Practice of Veterinary Medicine by Austin H. Baker, Alexander Eger (1911)
"azoturia is a non-contagious blood disease of the plethoric type. ... azoturia invariably follows exercise after a period of enforced idleness and continued ..."

2. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1866)
"I have at present under observation the case of a gentleman, in whom there is an alternation of azoturia and glycosuria; though, in neither case, ..."

3. The Half-yearly Abstract of the Medical Sciences: Being a Digest of British edited by William Harcourt Ranking, Charles Bland Radcliffe, William Dommett Stone (1865)
"On azoturia. By EDWARD H. SIEVEKING, MD, Physician to HRH the Prince of Wales, ... Although Dr. Sieveking does not doubt that many cases of azoturia occur ..."

4. A Practical treatise on urinary and renal diseases including urinary by William Roberts (1872)
"... azoturia. The subjects of this form of disease, according to Prout, had usually a frequent and urgent desire to pass water both by night and day. ..."

5. Clinical treatises on the pathology and therapy of disorders of metabolism by Karl Harko von Noorden (1905)
"azoturia," as French authors designate this phenomenon, is hardly then surprising. On the same diet the diabetic may excrete more ..."

6. Veterinary medicine and surgery in diseases and injuries of the horse by F. O. Kirby, William Henry Kelly (1883)
"... Retention of urine, Balanitis, Inflammation of the Penis and Sheath, azoturia, Black water, Nymphomania, Bloody urine, Phimosis, Paraphimosis. ..."

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