alimentary glycosuria

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al·i·men·ta·ry gly·co·sur·i·a

glycosuria developing after ingestion of a moderate amount of sugar or starch (which normally is dissipated without appearing in the urine) because the rate of intestinal absorption exceeds the capacity of the liver and the other tissues to remove the glucose, thus allowing blood glucose levels to become high enough for renal excretion to occur.

al·i·men·ta·ry gly·co·su·ria

(al'i-men'tăr-ē glī-kō-syūr'ē-ă)
Condition that develops after the ingestion of a moderate amount of sugar or starch because the rate of intestinal absorption exceeds the capacity of the liver and the other tissues to remove the glucose, thus allowing blood glucose levels to become high enough for renal excretion to occur.

alimentary glycosuria

A dated term for glycosuria following ingestion of moderate to large amounts of starches or sugars, which are normally metabolized without appearing in the urine.
See also: glycosuria

al·i·men·ta·ry gly·co·su·ria

(al'i-men'tăr-ē glī-kō-syūr'ē-ă)
Glycosuria developing after ingestion of a moderate amount of sugar or starch because the rate of intestinal absorption exceeds the capacity of the liver and the other tissues to remove the glucose.
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