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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Daniel Bichet, full professor and section head of Renal Function & Transport Physiology at University of Montreal, said, 'Baseline proteinuria levels are among the most predictive indicators of disease prognosis and kidney function decline in Fabry patients.
Quantification of proteinuria can be useful in the workup of the patient who has a urine dipstick positive for protein.
Persistent proteinuria can represent a kidney disorder requiring further testing; however, it may represent a benign self-limiting condition, such as symptomatic urinary tract infection (Carter, Tomson, Stevens, & Lamb, 2006), or it may be the result of vigorous exercise (Poortmans, 1984).
Dent's disease is a rare recessive X-linked renal tubular disorder characterized by low-molecular-weight (LMW) proteinuria, hypercalciuria, nephrocalcinosis, nephrolithiasis, hypophosphatemia, rickets and slowly progressive renal failure.
Whereas proteinuria is an index in renal disorder and kidneys have important role in human health, Post exercise proteinuria has always been subject of attention.
Therapeutic use of omega-3 fatty acids can help reduce inflammation and proteinuria.
proteinuria, or elevated protein in the urine, should no longer be considered the signature criterion besides new-onset hypertension in diagnosing preeclampsia, says the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
It is manifested by polyuria, microscopic hematuria, asymptomatic proteinuria or renal stone in childhood.
The ACP specifically recommended against proteinuria testing in adults with or without diabetes and who are currently taking angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs).