aciduria


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Related to aciduria: Glutaric aciduria, organic acidaemia, orotic aciduria, methylmalonic aciduria

aciduria

 [as″ĭ-du´re-ah]
the excretion of acid in the urine. There are many specific forms, such as aminoaciduria, orotic aciduria, and so on.

ac·i·du·ri·a

(as'i-dyū'rē-ă),
1. Excretion of an acid urine.
2. Excretion of an abnormal amount of any specified acid. Individual types of aciduria are prefixed by the specific acid; for example, aminoaciduria, ketoaciduria.
[acid + G. ouron, urine]

aciduria

/ac·id·u·ria/ (as″ĭ-du´re-ah) excess of acid in the urine. For those characterized by increased concentration of a specific acid, see at the acid.
organic aciduria  excessive excretion of one or more organic acids in the urine.

aciduria

(ăs′ĭ-do͝or′ē-ə, -dyo͝or′-)
n.
A condition marked by the presence of acid in the urine.

aciduria

Etymology: L, acidus + Gk, ouron, urine
the excretion of an acid in the urine. The condition may be caused by a diet rich in meat proteins or certain fruits, a medication used to treat a urinary tract disorder, an inborn error of metabolism, or ketoacidosis.

aciduria

The presence of acid in urine. See Orotic aciduria.

ac·i·du·ri·a

(as'i-dyūr'ē-ă)
1. Excretion of acidic urine.
2. Excretion of an abnormal amount of any specified acid. Individual types of aciduria are prefixed by the specific acid, e.g., aminoaciduria, ketoaciduria.
[acid + G. ouron, urine]

ac·i·du·ria

(as'i-dyūr'ē-ă)
Excretion of an abnormal amount of any specified acid. Individual types of aciduria are prefixed by the specific acid; e.g., aminoaciduria, ketoaciduria.
[acid + G. ouron, urine]

aciduria

the excretion of acid in the urine. See also specific forms, such as aminoaciduria, orotic aciduria.

orotic aciduria
appearance of orotic acid, an intermediate of pyrimidine synthesis, in the urine due to a lack of orotate phosphoribosyltransferase activity.
paradoxical aciduria
occurs when a metabolic alkalosis caused by severe vomiting or pooling of gastric secretions in the abomasum leads to renal bicarbonate reabsorption and sodium-hydrogen exchange with the inappropriate production of acid urine.
References in periodicals archive ?
Nine months later, we received the confirmation we'd been waiting for - he was perfectly healthy, he did not have Arginosuccinic Aciduria.
See: Glutaric Aciduria, Type I; Metabolic Disorders
Genetic population studies have shown, for example, that high carrier frequencies of single mutations in the South African black population are responsible for most cases of glutaric aciduria type 1 (GA1), galactosaemia and cystinosis.
Benefit for patients with disorders on the new expanded list has been demonstrated clearly for MCAD deficiency and glutaric aciduria type 1, and for all disorders taken together, and we have assessed this when patients and controls have been 6 years old.
Hassan's dream-like symptoms are as a result of iginosuccinic aciduria, a rare genetic disorder which Sophia had.
Multiple acyl-CoA dehydrogenation deficiency (glutaric aciduria type II), congenital polycystic kidneys, and symmetric warty dysplasia of the cerebral cortex in two newborn brothers, II: morphology and pathogenesis.
Classical" Organic Acidurias, Propionic Aciduria, Methylmalonic Aciduria and Isovaleric Aciduria: Long-term Outcome and Effects of Expanded Newborn Screening Using Tandem Mass Spectrometry.
Jade suffers from Argininosuccinic Aciduria, which means she could die if she eats too much protein.