TITLE

lithemia

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1256
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "lithemia" is presented. It refers to an excess of lithic or uric acid in the blood owing to imperfect metabolism of the nitrogenous substances. The term originated from the words "lithos" which means stone and "haima" which means blood. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21234335

 

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