-uria


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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Origin of -uria

< Greek -ouria. See uro-1, -ia

Words nearby -uria

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British Dictionary definitions for -uria

-uria

n combining form

indicating a diseased or abnormal condition of the urinedysuria; pyuria

Derived forms of -uria

-uric, adj combining form

Word Origin for -uria

from Greek -ouria, from ouron urine
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Medical definitions for -uria

-uria

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The condition of having a specified substance in the urine:aciduria.
The condition of having a specified kind of urine:polyuria.
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