Meaning of azoturia


Pronunciation: (az"u-toor'ē-u, -tyoor'-, ā"zu-), [key]
— n.
  1. an elevated level of nitrogenous compounds in the urine.
  2. Also calleda 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.
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