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pyuria

 [pi-u´re-ah]
pus in the urine.

py·u·ri·a

(pī-yu'rē-ă),
Presence of pus in the urine when voided.
[G. pyon, pus, + ouron, urine]

pyuria

/py·u·ria/ (pi-ūr´e-ah) pus in the urine.

pyuria

(pī-yo͝or′ē-ə)
n.
The presence of pus in the urine, usually a sign of urinary tract infection.

pyuria

[pīyo̅o̅r′ē·ə]
the presence of an excessive number of white blood cells in the urine, typically more than four leukocytes per high-power field count. It is generally a sign of an infection in the urinary tract but can reflect inflammation from chemical or radiation causes. Bacterial pyuria usually is caused by infection of the bladder and urethra. See also bacteriuria.

pyuria

Urology The presence of abundant PMNs in the urine, usually due to bacterial URI. See Sterile pyuria.

py·u·ri·a

(pī-yūr'ē-ă)
Presence of pus in the urine when voided.
[G. pyon, pus, + ouron, urine]

pyuria

The presence of abnormal numbers of white blood cells (pus cells) in the urine. Pyuria usually indicates inflammation in the kidney or bladder, usually from infection.

py·u·ri·a

(pī-yūr'ē-ă)
Presence of pus in the urine when voided.
[G. pyon, pus, + ouron, urine]

pyuria (pīū´rēə),

n abnormal numbers of white blood cells in the urine. Without proteinuria, it suggests infection of the urinary tract. With proteinuria, it suggests infection of the kidney (pyelonephritis).

pyuria

pus in the urine. The pus may be obvious or be detectable only on microscopic examination and be in the form of leukocytes in casts or rafts. Usually accompanied by bacteria.
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