Pronunciation: am′ō-nē′mē-ă, am′ō-ne-ē′mē-ă
The presence of ammonia or some of its compounds in the blood, thought to be formed from the decomposition of urea; it usually results in subnormal temperature, weak pulse, gastroenteric symptoms, and coma.
[ammonia + G. haima, blood]
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.