chyluria


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chyluria

 [ki-lu´re-ah]
the presence of chyle in the urine, giving it a milky appearance; this follows obstruction of lymph flow, which causes rupture of lymph vessels into the renal pelves, ureters, bladder, or urethra.

chy·lu·ri·a

(kī-lyū'rē-ă),
The passage of chyle in the urine; a form of albiduria.
[chyl- + G. ouron, urine]

chyluria

/chy·lu·ria/ (kīl-ūr´e-ah) chyle in the urine, due to obstruction between the intestinal lymphatics and the thoracic duct and rupture of renal lymphatics into the renal tubules.

chyluria

(kī-lo͝or′ē-ə, -lyo͝or′-)
n.
The presence of chyle in the urine.

chyluria

[kīloo͡r′ē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, chylos + ouron, urine
a milky appearance of the urine caused by the presence of chyle.

chyl·u·ri·a

(kī-lyūr'ē-ă)
The passage of chyle in the urine; a form of albiduria.
[chyl- + G. ouron, urine]

chyluria

Emulsified fat in the urine imparting a milky appearance. This may occur if the lymphatic channels in the abdomen, that normally conduct CHYLE are obstructed in FILARIASIS.

chyluria

the presence of chyle in the urine, giving it a milky appearance, due to obstruction of lymph flow, which causes rupture of lymph vessels into the renal pelves, ureters, bladder or urethra.
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