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[glahy-kohs-yoo-ree-uh] /ˌglaɪ koʊs yʊˈri ə/

noun, Pathology.
excretion of glucose in the urine, as in diabetes.
the presence of excess sugar in the urine, as in diabetes

glycosuria gly·co·su·ri·a (glī’kə-sur’ē-ə, -shur’-)

gly’co·su’ric adj.


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