pentosuria

noun
pen·​tos·​uria | \ ˌpen-tōs-ˈ(y)u̇r-ē-ə How to pronounce pentosuria (audio) \

Medical Definition of pentosuria

: the excretion of pentoses in the urine specifically : a rare hereditary anomaly characterized by regular excretion of pentoses

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“Pentosuria.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pentosuria. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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