glycosuria

noun
gly·​cos·​uria | \ ˌglī-kō-ˈshu̇r-ē-ə How to pronounce glycosuria (audio) , ˌglī-kəs-ˈyu̇r- \

Definition of glycosuria

: the presence in the urine of abnormal amounts of sugar

First Known Use of glycosuria

1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glycosuria

New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary glycose glucose + New Latin -uria

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“Glycosuria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glycosuria. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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glycosuria

noun
gly·​cos·​uria | \ ˌglī-kō-ˈshu̇r-ē-ə How to pronounce glycosuria (audio) , -kəs-ˈyu̇r- How to pronounce glycosuria (audio) \

Medical Definition of glycosuria

: the presence in the urine of abnormal amounts of sugar

called also glucosuria

— compare glycuresis

Other Words from glycosuria

glycosuric \ -​ˈshu̇(ə)r-​ik How to pronounce glycosuric (audio) , -​ˈyu̇(ə)r-​ How to pronounce glycosuric (audio) \ adjective

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