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cystinuria

noun cys·tin·uria \ˌsis-tə-ˈnr-ē-ə, -ˈnyr-\

Definition of CYSTINURIA

:  a metabolic defect characterized by excretion of excessive amounts of cystine in the urine and inherited as an autosomal recessive trait
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Origin of CYSTINURIA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1853
Medical Dictionary

cystinuria

noun cys·tin·uria \ˌsis-tə-ˈn(y)r-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of CYSTINURIA

:  a metabolic defect characterized by excretion of excessive amounts of cystine in the urine and sometimes by the formation of stones in the urinary tract and inherited as an autosomal recessive trait
cys·tin·uric \-ˈn(y)r-ik\ adjective

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