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pyuria

[ pahy-yoor-ee-uh ]
/ paɪˈyʊər i ə /
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noun Pathology.
the presence of pus in the urine.
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Origin of pyuria

1805–15; py- + -uria
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British Dictionary definitions for pyuria

pyuria
/ (paɪˈjʊərɪə) /

noun
pathol any condition characterized by the presence of pus in the urine

Word Origin for pyuria

C19: from New Latin, from Greek puon pus + ouron urine
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