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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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Almost exclusively seen in patients less than 30 years of age (because postural proteinuria frequently disappears in older patients), this condition is characterized by normal renal function, blood pressure, and urinary sediment, and daily urinary protein excretion usually of less than a gram (random urine protein/urine creatinine ratio <1.
9,10) Postural proteinuria Abnormal protein excretion in Otherwise normal subjects with the upright posture, with structurally normal kidneys.