Hyperuricaemia

Hyperuricaemia

(Science: biochemistry) Elevated uric acid level in the bloodstream. Can be seen in association with chemotherapy. Hyperuricaemia is considered a risk factor for the development or gout and may lead to renal disease. Also called uric acidaemia and previously known as lithaemia.

Origin: gr. Haima = blood

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