beeturia


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bee·tu·ri·a

(bē-tyū'rē-ă), [MIM*109600]
Urinary excretion of betacyanin after ingestion of beets, found in most iron deficient, and in some otherwise normal people.
Synonym(s): betacyaninuria

beeturia

(bēt-ū′rē-ă)
Deep red or pink coloration of urine caused by betanin, the pigment in beets. This condition is common in iron-deficient adults and children and can occur after ingestion of even one beet.