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albuminuria

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noun al·bu·min·uria \(ˌ)al-ˌbyü-mə-ˈnu̇r-ē-ə, -ˈnyu̇r-\

Definition of albuminuria

  1. :  the presence of albumin in the urine often symptomatic of kidney disease

al·bu·min·uricplay \-ˈnu̇r-ik, -ˈnyu̇r-\ adjective


Origin of albuminuria

New Latin


First Known Use: 1830


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albuminuria

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noun al·bu·min·uria \al-ˌbyü-mə-ˈn(y)u̇r-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of albuminuria

  1. :  the presence of albumin in the urine that is usually a symptom of disease of the kidneys but sometimes a response to other diseases or physiological disturbances of benign nature

  2. al·bu·min·uric \-ˈn(y)u̇r-ik\play adjective




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