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cystinuria

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noun cys·tin·uria \ˌsis-tə-ˈnu̇r-ē-ə, -ˈnyu̇r-\

Definition of cystinuria

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



Origin of cystinuria

New Latin


First Known Use: 1853


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cystinuria

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

Medical Definition of cystinuria

  1. :  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

  2. cys·tin·uric \-ˈn(y)u̇r-ik\play adjective




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