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1. The condition of having a specified substance in the urine: aciduria.
2. The condition of having a specified kind of urine: polyuria.
[New Latin -ūria, from Greek -ouriā, from ouron, urine.]
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n combining form
indicating a diseased or abnormal condition of the urine: dysuria; pyuria.
[from Greek -ouria, from ouron urine]
-uric adj combining form
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a combining form with the meanings “presence in the urine” of that specified by the initial element (albuminuria; pyuria), “condition of the urinary tract,” “tendency to urinate,” as specified (polyuria).
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