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aciduria

 [as″ĭ-du´re-ah]
the excretion of acid in the urine. There are many specific forms, such as aminoaciduria, orotic aciduria, and so on.

ac·i·du·ri·a

(as'i-dyū'rē-ă),
1. Excretion of an acid urine.
2. Excretion of an abnormal amount of any specified acid. Individual types of aciduria are prefixed by the specific acid; for example, aminoaciduria, ketoaciduria.
[acid + G. ouron, urine]

aciduria

/ac·id·u·ria/ (as″ĭ-du´re-ah) excess of acid in the urine. For those characterized by increased concentration of a specific acid, see at the acid.
organic aciduria  excessive excretion of one or more organic acids in the urine.

aciduria

(ăs′ĭ-do͝or′ē-ə, -dyo͝or′-)
n.
A condition marked by the presence of acid in the urine.

aciduria

Etymology: L, acidus + Gk, ouron, urine
the excretion of an acid in the urine. The condition may be caused by a diet rich in meat proteins or certain fruits, a medication used to treat a urinary tract disorder, an inborn error of metabolism, or ketoacidosis.

aciduria

The presence of acid in urine. See Orotic aciduria.

ac·i·du·ri·a

(as'i-dyūr'ē-ă)
1. Excretion of acidic urine.
2. Excretion of an abnormal amount of any specified acid. Individual types of aciduria are prefixed by the specific acid, e.g., aminoaciduria, ketoaciduria.
[acid + G. ouron, urine]

ac·i·du·ria

(as'i-dyūr'ē-ă)
Excretion of an abnormal amount of any specified acid. Individual types of aciduria are prefixed by the specific acid; e.g., aminoaciduria, ketoaciduria.
[acid + G. ouron, urine]

aciduria

the excretion of acid in the urine. See also specific forms, such as aminoaciduria, orotic aciduria.

orotic aciduria
appearance of orotic acid, an intermediate of pyrimidine synthesis, in the urine due to a lack of orotate phosphoribosyltransferase activity.
paradoxical aciduria
occurs when a metabolic alkalosis caused by severe vomiting or pooling of gastric secretions in the abomasum leads to renal bicarbonate reabsorption and sodium-hydrogen exchange with the inappropriate production of acid urine.