phosphaturia

noun
phos·​pha·​tu·​ria | \ ˌfäs-fə-ˈtu̇r-ē-ə How to pronounce phosphaturia (audio) , -ˈtyu̇r- \

Definition of phosphaturia

: the excessive discharge of phosphates in the urine

First Known Use of phosphaturia

1856, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for phosphaturia

New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary phosphate + New Latin -uria

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“Phosphaturia.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phosphaturia. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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phosphaturia

noun
phos·​pha·​tu·​ria | \ ˌfäs-fə-ˈt(y)u̇r-ē-ə How to pronounce phosphaturia (audio) \

Medical Definition of phosphaturia

: the excretion of excessive amounts of phosphate in the urine

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