cystinuria

noun
cys·tin·uria | \ˌsi-stə-ˈnu̇r-ē-ə, -ˈnyu̇r-\

Definition of cystinuria 

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

First Known Use of cystinuria

1853, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cystinuria

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cystinuria

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

Medical Definition of cystinuria 

: a metabolic defect that is characterized by excretion of excessive amounts of cystine in the urine and sometimes by the formation of calculi in the urinary tract and is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait

Other Words from cystinuria

cystinuric \-ˈn(y)u̇r-ik \ adjective

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