albuminuria

noun
al·​bu·​min·​uria | \ (ˌ)al-ˌbyü-mə-ˈnu̇r-ē-ə How to pronounce albuminuria (audio) , -ˈnyu̇r- \

Definition of albuminuria

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

Other Words from albuminuria

albuminuric \ (ˌ)al-​ˌbyü-​mə-​ˈnu̇r-​ik How to pronounce albuminuria (audio) , -​ˈnyu̇r-​ \ adjective

Examples of albuminuria in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That diet was also linked to a 23% lower rate of albuminuria, an early indicator of kidney damage. Hallie Levine, Health.com, 23 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of albuminuria

1830, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for albuminuria

borrowed from French albuminurie, from albumine albumin + -urie -uria

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“Albuminuria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/albuminuria. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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albuminuria

noun
al·​bu·​min·​uria | \ al-ˌbyü-mə-ˈn(y)u̇r-ē-ə How to pronounce albuminuria (audio) \

Medical Definition of albuminuria

: 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

Other Words from albuminuria

albuminuric \ -​ˈn(y)u̇r-​ik How to pronounce albuminuria (audio) \ adjective

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