pentosuria

noun

pen·​tos·​uria ˌpen-tōs-ˈ(y)u̇r-ē-ə How to pronounce pentosuria (audio)
: the excretion of pentoses in the urine
specifically : a rare hereditary anomaly characterized by regular excretion of pentoses

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“Pentosuria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pentosuria. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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