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al·bu·min

 (ăl-byo͞o′mĭn)
n.
Any of a class of water-soluble proteins that are found in egg white, blood serum, milk, and many other animal and plant tissues. Also called albumen.


al·bu′mi·nous adj.

albumin

(ˈælbjʊmɪn) or

albumen

n
(Biochemistry) any of a group of simple water-soluble proteins that are coagulated by heat and are found in blood plasma, egg white, etc
[C19: from albumen + -in]

al•bu•min

or al•bu•men

(ælˈbyu mən)

n.
any of a class of simple, sulfur-containing, water-soluble proteins that coagulate when heated, occurring in egg white, milk, blood, and other animal and vegetable tissues and secretions.
(album (en) + -in1]

al·bu·min

(ăl-byo͞o′mĭn)
A class of proteins found in egg white, milk, blood, and various other plant and animal tissues. Albumins dissolve in water and form solid or semisolid masses when heated.
albumen, albumin - Albumen is the white of an egg, from Latin albus, "white"; albumin is a protein within the albumen.
See also related terms for protein.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.albumin - a simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids
ricin, ricin toxin - a toxic protein extracted from castor beans; used as a chemical reagent; can be used as a bioweapon; "one milligram of ricin can kill an adult"
lactalbumin - albumin occurring in milk
serum albumin - albumin occurring in blood serum; serves to maintain the somatic pressure of the blood
simple protein - a protein that yields only amino acids when hydrolyzed
Translations

al·bu·min

[MIM*103600]
n. albúmina, componente proteínico.

albumin

n albúmina
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Microalbuminuria was diagnosed if spot urinary microalbumin excretion was confirmed to be more than 20mg/l.
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In addition, some manufacturers include urine chemistry reagent pads for specific gravity, ascorbic acid, microalbumin, creatinine, and color.
The microcirculation markers presented integral difference if grouped by different eGFR level with negative tendency, especially that plasma cystatin C (cysC) and urinary microalbumin to creatinine ratio (mACR) increased with the deterioration of eGFR, with strong (r = −0.
Levels were highest in patients with a longer duration of diabetes and increased urinary microalbumin levels, an indicator of early kidney disease in diabetes, said Dr.
s MinuteClinics served up a free diabetes monitoring package including hemoglobin A1c and blood glucose tests, a blood pressure check, a body mass index test, a cholesterol test, a foot exam and a microalbumin test (for kidney function).
1c] At least 2 times/year if stable Quarterly if treatment changes or not meeting goals Lipid profile Annually, or more frequently if lipids are high and afer treatment has been initiated Blood pressure Measure at every routine diabetes visit Weight/BMI/waist Weigh and measure waist at each regular diabetes visit BMI annually Comprehensive foot examination Annually, or more ofen in patients with high-risk foot conditions Microalbumin Annually if no persistent dipstick proteinuria Serum creatinine Annually Eye examination for retinopathy Annual or more frequent if signifcant retinopathy present Referral to diabetes nurse Annually or whenever needed educator and dietician
Your annual physical exam should include a urine test to check for microalbumin (protein in the urine) and a blood test for creatinine.
In both groups, calcium excretion declined to a similar extent and microalbumin excretion did not change substantially.