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glycosuria Syllabification: gly·cos·u·ri·a
Pronunciation: /ˌɡlīkōso͝oˈrēə/

Definition of glycosuria in English:


A condition characterized by an excess of sugar in the urine, typically associated with diabetes or kidney disease.
Example sentences
  • Participants not known to be diabetic and without glycosuria underwent a standard oral glucose tolerance test.
  • He was aware that pancreatic disease led to glycosuria.
  • A rectal examination can determine the presence of fecal impaction, and a simple urinalysis can be used to screen for infection or glycosuria.


Mid 19th century: from French glycosurie, from glucos 'glucose'.



Pronunciation: /-ˈsyo͝orik/
Example sentences
  • It is not always accompanied by clinical symptoms but can be diagnosed on the basis of high glycaemic and glycosuric concentrations.
  • Blood glucose levels of glycosuric animals were then tested using a One Touch II glucometer (Lifescan, Milpitas, CA, USA).
  • Following irradiation, 5 ml of glucose solution was given to irradiated and nonirradiated albino rats until the animals became glycosuric. lrradiated animals developed g1ycosuria 14-l8 hr after irradiation.

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