bacteriuria

[bak-teer-ee-yoo r-ee-uh]

noun Pathology.

the presence of bacteria in the urine.

Nearby words

  1. bacteriosis,
  2. bacteriostasis,
  3. bacteriostat,
  4. bacteriotoxin,
  5. bacterium,
  6. bacterize,
  7. bacteroid,
  8. bacteroides,
  9. bacteroides capillosus,
  10. bacteroides disiens

Also bac·ter·u·ri·a [bak-tuh-roo r-ee-uh, -ter-yoo r] /ˌbæk təˈrʊər i ə, -tərˈyʊər/.

Origin of bacteriuria

First recorded in 1885–90; bacteri- + -uria

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British Dictionary definitions for bacteriuria

bacteriuria

bacteruria (ˌbæktəˈrjʊərɪə)

noun

the presence of bacteria in the urine
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