proteinuria

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noun pro·tein·uria \ˌprō-tə-ˈnu̇r-ē-ə, -ˈnyu̇r-; ˌprō-tē(-ə)-ˈnu̇r-ē-ə, -ˈnyu̇r-\

Definition of proteinuria

  1. :  the presence of excess protein in the urine

Origin and Etymology of proteinuria

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


First Known Use: 1911


Medical Dictionary

proteinuria

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noun pro·tein·uria \ˌprōt-ən-ˈ(y)u̇r-ē-ə, ˌprō-ˌtēn-, ˌprōt-ē-ən-\

Medical Definition of proteinuria

  1. :  the presence of excess protein in the urine

proteinuric

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