Definition of proteinuria in English:


Line breaks: pro¦tein|uria
Pronunciation: /ˌprəʊtiːˈnjʊərɪə


[mass noun] Medicine
The presence of abnormal quantities of protein in the urine, which may indicate damage to the kidneys.
More 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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