[ sis-tuh-noor-ee-uh, -nyoor- ]
/ ˌsɪs təˈnʊər i ə, -ˈnyʊər- /
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an inherited metabolic disorder that results in the excessive excretion of certain amino acids, especiallycystine, in the urine.
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Example sentences from the Web for cystinuria
Stadthagen and Brieger have also found, in a case of cystinuria diamines, chiefly pentamethylenediamine.
In a case of cystinuria Udrànsky and E. Baumann have found 0·24 grm.
Medical definitions for cystinuria
[ sĭs′tə-nur′ē-ə ]
A hereditary condition characterized by excessive urinary excretion of cystine, lysine, arginine, and ornithine, caused by a defect in the renal tubules that impairs reabsorption of these acids.
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