pyuria

pyuria

[pahy-yoor-ee-uh]
noun Pathology.
the presence of pus in the urine.

Origin:
1805–15; py- + uria

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pyuria (paɪˈjʊərɪə)
 
n
pathol any condition characterized by the presence of pus in the urine
 
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek puon pus + ouron urine]

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pyuria py·u·ri·a (pī-yur'ē-ə)
n.
The presence of pus in the urine, usually a sign of urinary tract infection.

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