The condition of having more than normal amounts of a protein called albumin in the urine. Albuminuria may be a sign of kidney disease, a problem that can occur in people who have had diabetes for a long time.


From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

Al*bu`mi*nu"ri*a (#), n. [NL., fr. L. albumen + Gr. urine.] Med.

A morbid condition in which albumin is present in the urine.

 

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