melanuria


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melanuria

 [mel″ah-nu´re-ah]
the discharge of darkly stained urine.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mel·a·nu·ri·a

(mel'an-yū'rē-ă),
The excretion of urine of a dark color, resulting from the presence of melanin or other pigments or from the action of phenol, creosote, resorcin, and other coal tar derivatives.
[melano- + G. ouron, urine]
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melanuria

The presence of melanin in the urine, which may occur in metastatic melanoma.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

mel·a·nu·ri·a

(mel'ă-nyū'rē-ă)
The excretion of dark-colored urine, resulting from the presence of melanin or other pigments or from the action of phenol and other coal tar derivatives.
[melano- + G. ouron, urine]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

melanuria

The presence of the black pigment MELANIN in the urine of people suffering from widespread MALIGNANT MELANOMA.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005