phosphaturia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary phosphate + New Latin -uria Date: 1876 the excessive discharge of phosphates in the urine

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  • Phosphaturia — Phos pha*tu ri*a, n. [NL. See {Phosphate}, and {Urine}.] (Med.) The excessive discharge of phosphates in the urine. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phosphaturia — [fäs΄fə toor′ē ə, fäs΄fətyoor′ē ə] n. [ModL: see PHOSPHATE & URIA] an excess of phosphates in the urine phosphaturic adj …   English World dictionary

  • phosphaturia — phosphaturic, adj. /fos feuh toor ee euh, tyoor /, n. Pathol. the presence of an excessive quantity of phosphates in the urine. [1875 80; PHOSPHATE + URIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • phosphaturia — noun The presence of phosphate in the urine …   Wiktionary

  • phosphaturia — Excessive excretion of phosphates in the urine. SYN: phosphoruria, phosphuria. [phosphate + G. ouron, urine] * * * phos·pha·tu·ria .fäs fə t(y)u̇r ē ə n the excessive discharge of phosphates in the urine * * * (phosphuria) …   Medical dictionary

  • phosphaturia — n. high concentration of phosphates in the urine (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • phosphaturia — phos·pha·tu·ria …   English syllables

  • phosphaturia — phosphuria; n. the presence of an abnormally high concentration of phosphates in the urine, making it cloudy. The condition may be associated with the formation of stones (calculi) in the kidneys or bladder …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • phosphaturia — phos•pha•tu•ri•a [[t]ˌfɒs fəˈtʊər i ə, ˈtyʊər [/t]] n. pat the presence of an excessive quantity of phosphates in the urine • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • phosphaturia — /fɒsfəˈtjuriə/ (say fosfuh tyoohreeuh) noun the presence of an excessive quantity of phosphates in the urine. {New Latin phōsphātum phosphate + uria} –phosphaturic, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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