Meaning of albuminuria in English:


Pronunciation /ˌalbjʊmɪˈnjʊərɪə/


mass nounMedicine
  • The presence of albumin in the urine, typically as a symptom of kidney disease.

    ‘But dropsy was still poorly understood until Bright, who put it all together with diseased kidneys and albuminuria and distinguished dropsies of renal origin from other etiologies.’
    • ‘Data adjusted for age at diagnosis of diabetes, ethnic group, smoking status, presence of albuminuria, haemoglobin A 1c, high and low density lipoprotein cholesterol, and triglyceride’
    • ‘There is little argument regarding the benefits in patients with overt albuminuria and or diabetic nephropathy.’
    • ‘This volume focused on diseases of the kidney and its association with dropsy and albuminuria, as well as diseases of the liver with dropsy and afflictions of the lungs and intestines.’
    • ‘Since albuminuria is a known risk factor for heart disease and hypertension, these findings help piece together the jigsaw.’