/az'euh toor"ee euh, -tyoor"-, ay'zeuh-/, n.
1. an elevated level of nitrogenous compounds in the urine.
2. Vet. Pathol. Also called Monday morning disease. a disease of horses, esp. draft horses returning to work after several days of inactivity and heavy feeding, characterized by muscle stiffness, paralysis, excessive sweating, and excretion of dark urine.
[1830-40; AZOTE + -URIA]

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  • Azoturia — Az o*tu ri*a, n. [NL.; azote + Gr. ? urine.] (Med.) Excess of urea or other nitrogenous substances in the urine. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • azoturia — Exceso de compuestos nitrogenados, entre ellos la urea, en la orina. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • azotúria — s. f. [Medicina] Doença caracterizada por uma pedra excessiva de ureia.   ‣ Etimologia: azoto + úria …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • azoturia — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary azote + New Latin uria Date: circa 1838 an abnormal condition of horses characterized by muscle damage especially to the hindquarters and dark colored urine containing nitrogenous substances… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • azoturia — An increased elimination of urea in the urine. [azo (azote) + G. ouron, urine] * * * azo·tu·ria .ā zō t(y)u̇r ē ə n an abnormal condition of horses characterized by an excesss of urea or other nitrogenous substances in the urine and by muscle… …   Medical dictionary

  • azotúria — a|zo|tú|ri|a Mot Esdrúixol Nom femení …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • azoturia — a·zo·tù·ria s.f. TS med. quantità di azoto non proteico eliminata con le urine {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1875. ETIMO: comp. di azoto e uria …   Dizionario italiano

  • azoturia — pl.f. azoturie …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

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