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proteinuria

[proh-tee-noo r-ee-uh, -nyoo r-, -tee-uh-]
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noun Pathology.
  1. the presence of abnormally large amounts of protein in the urine, usually resulting from kidney disease but sometimes from fever, excessive exercise, or other abnormal condition.
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Origin of proteinuria

From New Latin, dating back to 1910–15; see origin at protein, -uria
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British Dictionary definitions for proteinuria

proteinuria

noun
  1. med another name for albuminuria
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Word Origin and History for proteinuria

1911, Modern Latin, from French protéinurie; see protein + urine.

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proteinuria in Medicine

proteinuria

(prōt′n-urē-ə, prō′tē-nur-)
n.
  1. Excessive amounts of protein in the urine.
  2. albuminuria