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cystinuria

[sis-tuh-noo r-ee-uh, -nyoo r-] /ˌsɪs təˈnʊər i ə, -ˈnyʊər-/
noun, Pathology
1.
an inherited metabolic disorder that results in the excessive excretion of certain amino acids, especially cystine, in the urine.
Origin of cystinuria
1850-1855
1850-55; cystine + -uria
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cystinuria cys·ti·nu·ri·a (sĭs'tə-nur'ē-ə, -nyur'-)
n.
A hereditary condition characterized by excessive urinary excretion of cystine, lysine, arginine, and ornithine, caused by a defect in the renal tubules that impairs reabsorption of these acids.

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