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

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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

cystinuric

play \-ˈn(y)u̇r-ik\ adjective

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