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-uria

noun combining form

Definition of -uria

  1. 1 :  presence of (a specified substance) in urine <albuminuria>

  2. 2 :  condition of having (such) urine <polyuria>; especially :  abnormal or diseased condition marked by the presence of (a specified substance) <pyuria>



Origin and Etymology of -uria

New Latin, from Greek -ouria, from ouron urine, from ourein to urinate — more at urine


Medical Dictionary

-uria

noun combining form \ˈ(y)u̇r-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of -uria

  1. 1:  presence of (a specified substance) in urine <albuminuria>

  2. 2:  condition of having (such) urine <polyuria>; especially :  abnormal or diseased condition marked by the presence of (a specified substance) <pyuria>




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