- excretion of glucose in the urine, as in diabetes.
Origin of glycosuria
1855–60; glycose (a monosaccharide) + -uria
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Examples from the Web for glycosuria
Its presence in appreciable amount constitutes "glycosuria."A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis
James Campbell Todd
In chronic gout and in connection with the granular kidney a more serious form of glycosuria is occasionally observed.
Glycosuria is not an uncommon complication in chronic gout, and seriously affects the question of prognosis.
On the other hand, the discovery of a glycosuria without these symptoms is, as a rule, accidental.
Such a glycosuria must necessarily be temporary and a purely functional disorder.
- the presence of excess sugar in the urine, as in diabetes
C19: from New Latin, from French glycose glucose + -uria
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- Excretion of carbohydrates in the urine.
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