Definition of melanuric in English:


Pronunciation /ˌmɛləˈnjʊərɪk/


rare Medicine
  • Originally: characterized by or associated with the presence of dark pigment (specifically haemoglobin) in the urine. In later use also: of, relating to, or associated with melanuria.

    "melanuric fever" noun now historical and rare blackwater fever.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Journal of the Medical Sciences. From melano- + -uric, after French mélanurique.