cystinuria


cys·tin·uria

noun \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

Origin of CYSTINURIA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1853

cys·tin·uria

noun \ˌsis-tə-ˈn(y)r-ē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

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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