he·​ma·​tu·​ria | \ ˌhē-mə-ˈtu̇r-ē-ə How to pronounce hematuria (audio) , -ˈtyu̇r- \

Definition of hematuria

: the presence of blood or blood cells in the urine

Examples of hematuria in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Microscopic hematuria is blood in your pee that’s only visible under a microscope. Korin Miller, SELF, "10 Things That Can Cause Blood in Your Urine," 19 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of hematuria

circa 1811, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hematuria

New Latin

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“Hematuria.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hematuria. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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variants: or chiefly British haematuria \ ˌhē-​mə-​ˈt(y)u̇r-​ē-​ə How to pronounce haematuria (audio) \

Medical Definition of hematuria

: the presence of blood or blood cells in the urine

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