albuminuria

noun

al·​bu·​min·​uria (ˌ)al-ˌbyü-mə-ˈnu̇r-ē-ə How to pronounce albuminuria (audio)
-ˈnyu̇r-
: the presence of albumin in the urine often symptomatic of kidney disease
albuminuric 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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Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of albuminuria was in 1830

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“Albuminuria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/albuminuria. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

albuminuria

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

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