[proh-tee-noo r-ee-uh, -nyoo r-, -tee-uh-]
- 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.
Origin of proteinuria
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- med another name for albuminuria
Word Origin and History for proteinuria
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Excessive amounts of protein in the urine.
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