essential pentosuria

n.

A benign inheritable disorder in which there is a regular excretion of pentoses in the urine, especially of xylulose.primary pentosuria

Nearby words

  1. essential fructosuria,
  2. essential hematuria,
  3. essential hypertension,
  4. essential oil,
  5. essential oils,
  6. essential pruritus,
  7. essential tachycardia,
  8. essential telangiectasia,
  9. essentialism,
  10. essentiality


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