he·​ma·​tu·​ria ˌhē-mə-ˈtu̇r-ē-ə How to pronounce hematuria (audio)
: the presence of blood or blood cells in the urine

Examples of hematuria in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The hematuria and epistaxis gradually improved over next 48 hours and the patient became asymptomatic. Seriously Science, Discover Magazine, 3 May 2018 Blood in your urine, known as hematuria, might make your pee look pink, red, or brown. Erica Sweeney, SELF, 22 Nov. 2022 Microscopic hematuria is blood in your pee that’s only visible under a microscope. Korin Miller, SELF, 19 Sep. 2018

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Word History


New Latin

First Known Use

circa 1811, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hematuria was circa 1811

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“Hematuria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hematuria. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition


variants or chiefly British haematuria
: the presence of blood or blood cells in the urine

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