Definition of Chyluria

1. n. A morbid condition in which the urine contains chyle or fatty matter, giving it a milky appearance.



Definition of Chyluria

1. Noun. A medical condition involving the presence of chyle in the urine stream. ¹

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Definition of Chyluria

1. the presence of chyle in the urine [n -S]

Medical Definition of Chyluria

1. The passage of chyle in the urine; a form of albiduria. Origin: chyl-+ G. Ouron, urine (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chyluria

chylophoric
chylopleura
chylopneumothorax
chylopoetic
chylopoiesis
chylopoietic
chylorrhoea
chylosis
chylothoraces
chylothorax
chylous
chylous arthritis
chylous ascites
chylous hydrothorax
chylous urine
chyluria (current term)
chylurias
chylus
chymase
chymases
chymes
chymic
chymics
chymiferous
chymification
chymified
chymifies
chymify
chymifying

Literary usage of Chyluria

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1. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1896)
"I found this woman awaiting me at my clinic at the Woman's Hospital on Tuesday, February 18, 189(>, and lectured upon lier case as one of chyluria, ..."

2. Clinical Diagnosis: The Bacteriological, Chemical, and Microscopical by Rudolf Jaksch von Wartenhorst (1899)
"Fat is also a common manifestation in chyluria, and it is a ... chyluria.—By this term is meant the simultaneous appearance at intervals of fat ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"Woch., 1908, Iv, 1369) reviews the cases of non-parasitic chyluria reported in the literature and reports one new case, which followed a colon bacillus ..."

4. A Manual of clinical diagnosis by means of microscopical and chemical by Charles Edmund Simon (1904)
"It has been quite generally accepted that chyluria is due to the presence of ... and Gotze expressed the opinion that chyluria may be owing to a distinct ..."

5. A Text-book of the Practice of Medicine by James Meschter Anders (1915)
"On the addition chyluria. Definition.—The presence of chyle in the urine. Etiology.—This interesting condition may be either parasitic or non-parasitic in ..."

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