phosphaturia

play
noun phos·pha·tu·ria \ˌfäs-fə-ˈtu̇r-ē-ə, -ˈtyu̇r-\

Definition of phosphaturia

  1. :  the excessive discharge of phosphates in the urine

Origin and Etymology of phosphaturia

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


Medical Dictionary

phosphaturia

play
noun phos·pha·tu·ria \ˌfäs-fə-ˈt(y)u̇r-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of phosphaturia

  1. :  the excretion of excessive amounts of phosphate in the urine


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up phosphaturia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

sad or melancholy

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • istock-refers-to-this-as-a-tumble-of-strawberries-which-sounded-pretty-nice-to-us
  • Which is a synonym of garner?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!