albuminuria

[ al-byoo-muh-noo r-ee-uh, -nyoo r- ]
/ ælˌbyu məˈnʊər i ə, -ˈnyʊər- /

noun Pathology.

the presence of albumin in the urine.

Nearby words

  1. albuminate,
  2. albuminize,
  3. albuminoid,
  4. albuminoid degeneration,
  5. albuminous,
  6. albumose,
  7. albuquerque,
  8. alburnum,
  9. albury-wodonga,
  10. albuterol

Origin of albuminuria

First recorded in 1835–45; albumin + -uria

Related formsal·bu·mi·nu·ric, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for albuminuria

albuminuria

/ (ælˌbjuːmɪˈnjʊərɪə) /

noun

pathol the presence of albumin in the urineAlso called: proteinuria
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Medicine definitions for albuminuria

albuminuria

[ ăl-byōō′mə-nurē-ə ]

n.

The presence of protein, usually albumin but at times globulin, in the urine, indicating either dysfunction or disease.proteinuria

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