TITLE

cystinuria

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p525
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "cystinuria" is presented. Cystinuria refers to the presence of cystine in the urine. It is a hereditary metabolic disorder characterized by excretion of large amounts of cystine, lysine, arginine, and ornithine in the urine resulting to the development of recurrent urinary calculi. The term originated from the word "ouron" which means urine.
ACCESSION #
21224688

 

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