excretion of excessive copper in the urine, as seen in copper poisoning, Wilson's disease, and similar conditions. Called also cupriuria and cupruresis.
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cupruresis(kū″proo-rē′sĭs) [L. cuprum, copper, + Gr. ouresis, to void urine]
Excretion of copper in the urine.
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