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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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The occurrence of these infections can be explained by the glycosuric action of SGLT-2 inhibitors in T2DM which is a risk factor for the development of infections.
[16.] Deng DF, Refstie S, Hung SSO (2001) Glycemic and glycosuric responses in white sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus after oral administration of simple and complex carbohydrates.