hemoglobinuric


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he·mo·glo·bi·nu·ric

(hē'mō-glō'bi-nū'rik),
Relating to or marked by hemoglobinuria.

hemoglobinuric

[-oo͡r′ik]
Etymology: Gk, haima, blood; L, globus, ball; Gk, ouron, urine
pertaining to the presence of hemoglobin in the urine.

he·mo·glo·bi·nu·ric

(hē'mō-glō'bi-nyūr'ik)
Relating to or marked by hemoglobinuria.
Synonym(s): haemoglobinuric.

hemoglobinuric

pertaining to or emanating from hemoglobin.

hemoglobinuric nephrosis
is the result of intravascular hemolysis and the excretion of large quantities of hemoglobin in the urine. The epithelial cells and lumina of the tubules become packed with hemoglobin resulting in renal failure. See also nephrosis.