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 (prōt′n-o͝or′ē-ə, -yo͝or′-, prō′tē-no͝or′-, -nyo͝or′-)
The presence of excessive amounts of protein in the urine.


(Pathology) med another name for albuminuria


(ˌproʊ tiˈnʊər i ə, -ˈnyʊər-, -ti ə-)

excessive protein in the urine, as from kidney disease.
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Noun1.proteinuria - the presence of excessive protein (chiefly albumin but also globulin) in the urineproteinuria - the presence of excessive protein (chiefly albumin but also globulin) in the urine; usually a symptom of kidney disorder
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease


n. proteinuria, presencia de proteínas en la orina.
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Automated turbidimetric benzalkonium chloride method for measurement of protein in urine and cerebro-spinal fluid.
The performance of the NMP22 BladderChek Test, which measures the NMP22 nuclear matrix protein in urine, was compared to voided urine cytology, which must be analyzed in a clinical laboratory, and as an aid to cystoscopy in diagnosing bladder cancer among patients with hematuria.
Various methods have been used to measure protein in urine and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).
Thus, the mere presence of protein in urine does not always indicate that disease is present and must be assessed.

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