hemoglobinuria

noun
he·mo·glo·bin·uria | \ ˌhē-mə-ˌglō-bə-ˈnu̇r-ē-ə , -ˈnyu̇r- \

Definition of hemoglobinuria 

: the presence of free hemoglobin in the urine

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Other words from hemoglobinuria

hemoglobinuric \ˌhē-mə-ˌglō-bə-ˈnu̇r-ik, -ˈnyu̇r- \ adjective

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A British researcher showed that one of its therapies actually helped patients suffering from the extremely rare blood disorder called paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria, or PNH, in which a patient’s complement system attacks red blood cells. Benjamin Elgin, Bloomberg.com, "When the Patient Is a Gold Mine: The Trouble With Rare-Disease Drugs," 24 May 2017

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First Known Use of hemoglobinuria

1866, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hemoglobinuria

New Latin

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The first known use of hemoglobinuria was in 1866

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hemoglobinuria

noun
he·mo·glo·bin·uria
variants: or chiefly British haemoglobinuria \ˌhē-mə-ˌglō-bə-ˈn(y)u̇r-ē-ə \

Medical Definition of hemoglobinuria 

: the presence of free hemoglobin in the urine

Other words from hemoglobinuria

hemoglobinuric or chiefly British haemoglobinuric \-ˈn(y)u̇(ə)r-ik \ adjective

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