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hypercalciuria

[hahy-per-kal-si-yoo r-ee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pərˌkæl sɪˈyʊər i ə/
noun, Pathology
1.
an abnormally high amount of calcium in the urine.
Also, hypercalcinuria
[hahy-per-kal-suh-noo r-ee-uh, -nyoo r-] /ˌhaɪ pərˌkæl səˈnʊər i ə, -ˈnyʊər-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; hyper- + calci- + -uria
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hypercalciuria in Medicine

hypercalciuria hy·per·cal·ci·u·ri·a (hī'pər-kāl'sē-yur'ē-ə)
n.
The excretion of abnormally high concentrations of calcium in the urine.

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