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 (glī′kə-so͝or′ē-ə, -sho͝or′-)
Excess sugar in the urine, often associated with diabetes mellitus.

[glycose, a monosaccharide (variant of glucose) + -uria.]

gly′co·su′ric adj.


(ˌɡlaɪkəʊˈsjʊərɪə) or


(Pathology) the presence of excess sugar in the urine, as in diabetes
[C19: from New Latin, from French glycose glucose + -uria]
ˌglycoˈsuric, ˌglucoˈsuric adj


(ˌglaɪ koʊs yʊˈri ə)

excretion of glucose in the urine, as in diabetes.
gly`cos•u′ric (-ˈyʊər ɪk) adj.


presence of glucose in the urine, as in diabetics. — glycosuric, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glycosuria - the presence of abnormally high levels of sugar in the urine
fructosuria - the presence of levulose is the urine; "fructosuria is a harmless condition"
glucosuria - the presence of abnormally high levels of glucose in the urine
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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This chronic disorder is also characterized by hyperglycemia and glycosuria 3 and is an outcome of interaction among genetic, environmental and behavioral elements4.
3] It is a metabolic disorder characterized by hyperglycemia, glycosuria, hyperlipidemia, negative nitrogen balance, and sometimes ketonaemia.
Renal monitoring may include urine dipsticks for proteinuria and glycosuria for persons without diabetes and for those with well-controlled diabetes, serum creatinine, estimated decline in glomerular filtration rate, serum phosphate, and urine protein-to-creatinine ratio.
The persistent hypomagnesaemia leads to increased serum glucose level, the degree of magnesium depletion and insulin resistance correlates positively with serum glucose concentration and the degree of glycosuria that can lead to sever morbidity and mortality.
The adverse effects reported included increased appetite, irritability, hypertension and glycosuria.
19] These drugs block the proximal tubular reabsorption of glucose, leading to glycosuria.
Glycosuria as an early marker of late onset sepsis in preterm: a prospective cohort study.
Clinical manifestations of lead nephrotoxicity are aminoaciduria, glycosuria and decrease in energy dependent ion functions.
For example, in the face of suspected case of glycosuria in an out-of-control diabetic, I use the very tip of the thumb, an old 'family point' for diabetes.
Hematuria, proteinuria, and glycosuria may suggest underlying medical conditions, such as glomerular diseases and type 1 diabetes.
An increase of plasma corticosterone, TSH concentrations, non-ketotic hyperglycaemia and glycosuria.
Other conditions associated with glycosuria include burns, infections, and fractures.