pyuria


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py·u·ri·a

 (pī-yo͝or′ē-ə)
n.
The presence of pus in the urine, usually a sign of urinary tract infection.

pyuria

(paɪˈjʊərɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol any condition characterized by the presence of pus in the urine
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek puon pus + ouron urine]

py•u•ri•a

(paɪˈyʊər i ə)

n.
the presence of pus in the urine.
[1805–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pyuria - presence of white blood cells in the urine; symptom of urinary tract infection
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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py·u·ri·a

n. piuria, presencia de pus en la orina.
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