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[hee-muh-too r-ee-uh, -tyoo r-, hem-uh-]
noun Pathology.
  1. the presence of blood in the urine.
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Origin of hematuria

First recorded in 1805–15; hemat- + -uria
Related formshe·ma·tu·ric, adjective
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Examples from the Web for hematuria

Historical Examples of hematuria

  • Hematuria is a comparatively rare and very grave complication.

    A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I


  • The chapter on hematuria presents a very curious specimen of medieval pathology.

    Gilbertus Anglicus

    Henry Ebenezer Handerson

  • In Africa the ova, and even adults, of Distoma hmatobium are common, accompanying "Egyptian hematuria."

hematuria in Medicine


  1. The presence of blood in the urine.hematuresis
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Related formshe′ma•turic adj.
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