a combining form with the meanings “presence in the urine” of that specified by the initial element (albuminuria; pyuria), “condition of the urinary tract,” “tendency to urinate,” as specified (polyuria).
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How to use -uria in a sentence
Uria above, and Oraia here, however differently expressed, signify literally the land of Ur.
Uria was also a river in Bœotia: and here was a Cycnus, said to have been the son of Poseidon.
Uria, ū′ri-a, n. a genus of Alcid—the guillemots and murres.
I also noticed a few of foolish guillimot (uria troile), the first we had met with.
The dovekie, or black guillemot (Uria grylle), breeds in great numbers in the Orkney islands.
British Dictionary definitions for -uria
indicating a diseased or abnormal condition of the urine: dysuria; pyuria
- -uric, adj combining form
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