aminoaciduria

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aminoaciduria

 [ah-me″no-as″ĭ-du´re-ah]
an excess of amino acids in the urine; it may be either the overflow type caused by excessive levels in the blood, or the renal type caused by defective transport mechanisms in the renal tubules. Many types are called by the name of the amino acid plus the suffix -uria, such as cystinuria, lysinuria, and tryptophanuria.

a·mi·no·ac·i·du·ri·a

(ă-mē'nō-as-i-dyū'rē-ă),
Excretion of amino acids in the urine, especially in excessive amounts.
Synonym(s): hyperaminoaciduria
[amino acid + G. ouron, urine]

aminoaciduria

(ə-mē′nō-ăs′ĭ-do͝or′ē-ə, -dyo͝or′-, ăm′ə-)
n.
A disorder of protein metabolism in which excessive amounts of amino acids are excreted in the urine.

a·mi·no·ac·i·du·ri·a

(ă-mē'-nō-as'i-dyūr'ē-ă)
Excretion of amino acids in the urine, especially in excessive amounts.
[amino acid + G. ouron, urine]

aminoaciduria

The presence of amino acids in the urine. This occurs in a group of disorders that feature abnormal protein METABOLISM.

Aminoaciduria

A condition confirmed by laboratory tests where high levels of amino acids are found in the urine.