proteinuria


pro·tein·uria

noun \ˌprō-tə-ˈnr-ē-ə, -ˈnyr-; ˌprō-tē(-ə)-ˈnr-ē-ə, -ˈnyr-\

Definition of PROTEINURIA

:  the presence of excess protein in the urine

Origin of PROTEINURIA

New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary protein + New Latin -uria
First Known Use: 1911

pro·tein·uria

noun \ˌprōt-ən-ˈ(y)r-ē-ə, ˌprō-ˌtēn-, ˌprōt-ē-ən-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROTEINURIA

: the presence of excess protein in the urine
pro·tein·uric \-ˈ(y)r-ik\ adjective

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