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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.
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(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
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(ˌglaɪ koʊs yʊˈri ə)

excretion of glucose in the urine, as in diabetes.
gly`cos•u′ric (-ˈyʊər ɪk) adj.
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presence of glucose in the urine, as in diabetics. — glycosuric, adj.
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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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* The sixth extracted latent factor has explained 4.60 % of the total variance and contains the higher projections of the variables: glycaemia, and glycosuria (BGlycemi - 0.91; BUrinGlu - 0.92).
Diabetes is a chronic progressive disease characterized by hyperglycemia and glycosuria. Persistent high blood sugar can lead to many complications, such as retinal, kidney, nervous system and vascular complications.
31 Volume depletion: SGLT-2 inhibitors can produce a state of volume depletion due to osmotic diuresis caused by glycosuria. This can lead to a fall in BP, postural dizziness, syncope, dehydration and reduced urinary output.
The most common adverse events occurring with dapagliflozin are urinary tract infection (UTI) and genital tract infections (GTI) related with glycosuria. In the metanalysis of Yingying et al.
He also talked about familial glycosuria. These drugs will lead to weight loss as well as reduction in blood pressure.
Glycosuria increases the opportunity for bacterial growth within the genitourinary system.
The highest coprevalence health issues related to renal function 32.6% (SD, 0.457), such as increase of renal plasma, glomerular filtration rate and high glycosuria which is expected due to GDP.
These mechanisms of action by insulin and sulfonylureas improve glycemic control, but can also lead to weight gain by decreasing excretion of glucose in the urine (glycosuria).
In the absence of a history of impaired or abnormal glucose tolerance, features that suggest a diagnosis of EDKA include a mildly elevated blood glucose level, polydipsia, glycosuria, a large for gestational age fetus, polyhydramnios, worsening glycaemic control or increasing ketones on stopping insulin therapy.
However, in previous studies, urine samples were collected 1 h after the main meal of the day, before breakfast, or 1-2 h after a solid morning or evening meal, without uniform specification.[12],[13],[14] Moreover, quantitative detection of glycosuria allows more accurate assessment of the average elevation of glucose in the urine compared with the traditional detection with dipsticks.[15] We consider that UG measured within a specific period of time better reflects the fluctuations in blood glucose and speculate that its lack of sensitivity in diabetes screening could be overcome.