[fos-fuh-too r-ee-uh, -tyoo r-]
- the presence of an excessive quantity of phosphates in the urine.
Origin of phosphaturia
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Sodium glycerophosphate is of special value in neurasthenia, Addisons disease, phosphaturia and phthisis.
- pathol an abnormally large amount of phosphates in the urine
C19: New Latin, from phosphate + -uria
- An excess of phosphates in the urine.
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