TITLE

pyuria

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1832
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "pyuria" is presented. It means pus in the urine, evidence of renal disease, a condition in which there are more than the normal number of white blood cells in the urine. Due to the presence of phosphates or pus, freshly passed urine can become cloudy. The etiology includes lesions or infections of the urethra, ureters, bladder, or kidneys.
ACCESSION #
21243159

 

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