Origin of glycosuria

1855–60; glycose (a monosaccharide) + -uria
Related formsgly·cos·u·ric, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for glycosuria



  1. the presence of excess sugar in the urine, as in diabetes
Derived Formsglycosuric or glucosuric, adjective

Word Origin for glycosuria

C19: from New Latin, from French glycose glucose + -uria
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glycosuria in Medicine


[glī′kə-surē-ə, -shur-]
  1. glucosuria
  2. Excretion of carbohydrates in the urine.
Related formsgly′co•suric adj.
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