proteinuria

[ proh-tee-noor-ee-uh, -nyoor-, -tee-uh- ]
/ ˌproʊ tiˈnʊər i ə, -ˈnyʊər-, -ti ə- /

noun Pathology.

the presence of abnormally large amounts of protein in the urine, usually resulting from kidney disease but sometimes from fever, excessive exercise, or other abnormal condition.

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Origin of proteinuria

From New Latin, dating back to 1910–15; see origin at protein, -uria
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British Dictionary definitions for proteinuria

proteinuria
/ (ˌprəʊtɪˈnjʊərɪə) /

noun

med another name for albuminuria
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Medical definitions for proteinuria

proteinuria
[ prōt′n-urē-ə, prō′tē-nur- ]

n.

Excessive amounts of protein in the urine.
albuminuria
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