secondary gout n.
A disorder having the symptoms of gout and resulting from increased levels of uric acid in the blood brought about by a previously acquired disease of the blood or bone marrow, by lead poisoning, or by renal failure.
noun, Sociology. 1. a group of people with whom one’s contacts are detached and impersonal.
noun, Botany. 1. an increase in the thickness of the shoots and roots of a vascular plant as a result of the formation of new cells in the cambium. secondary growth Growth in vascular plants resulting from the production of layers of secondary tissue by a lateral meristem (the cork cambium or the vascular cambium). […]
- Secondary hemochromatosis
secondary hemochromatosis n. An increased intake and accumulation of iron that is secondary to a known cause, such as oral iron therapy or multiple blood transfusions.
- Secondary hemorrhage
secondary hemorrhage n. A hemorrhage that occurs after a period of time following an injury or an operation.