Share this entry

haemoglobinuria Line breaks: haemo|globin|uria
Pronunciation: /ˌhiːməˌɡləʊbɪˈnjʊərɪə/
(US hemoglobinuria)

Definition of haemoglobinuria in English:


[mass noun] Medicine
Excretion of free haemoglobin in the urine.
Example sentences
  • In elderly, asplenic, or immunocompromised patients a severe malaria-like illness with hemoglobinuria, hemolytic anemia, and renal failure can occur.
  • In the anesthetized patient, the only signs may be unexpected oozing, hemoglobinuria, or hypotension.
  • In this setting, a serum sample with normal color indicates myoglobinuria, whereas a pigmented brown or red serum sample indicates hemoglobinuria.

Definition of haemoglobinuria in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources