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proteinuria Syllabification: pro·tein·u·ri·a
Pronunciation: /ˌprōtnˈ(y)o͝orēə/ /ˌprōˌtēn-/

Definition of proteinuria in English:


The presence of abnormal quantities of protein in the urine, which may indicate damage to the kidneys.
Example sentences
  • Diabetic patients with proteinuria or abnormal creatinine clearance have a greater risk of developing acute renal failure.
  • In addition to proteinuria, markers of damage to the kidneys include abnormalities in the urinary sediment and abnormal findings on imaging studies.
  • The patient described in this case study presented with hematuria, proteinuria, and elevated blood pressure.
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