[sis-tuh-noo r-ee-uh, -nyoo r-]

Origin of cystinuria

First recorded in 1850–55; cystine + -uria Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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cystinuria in Medicine


  1. 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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