-uria

-uria

a combining form with the meanings “presence in the urine” of that specified by the initial element (albuminuria; pyuria ), “condition of the urinary tract,” “tendency to urinate,” as specified (polyuria ).

Origin:
< Greek -ouria. See uro-1, -ia

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-uria
 
n combining form
indicating a diseased or abnormal condition of the urine: dysuria; pyuria
 
[from Greek -ouria, from ouron urine]
 
-uric
 
adj combining form

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-uria suff.

  1. The condition of having a specified substance in the urine: aciduria.

  2. The condition of having a specified kind of urine: polyuria.

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