Definition of Hypercalciuria

1. Noun. The presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the urine; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or osteoporosis.

Exact synonyms: Hypercalcinuria
Generic synonyms: Symptom



Definition of Hypercalciuria

1. Noun. (alternative form of hypercalcinuria) ¹

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Medical Definition of Hypercalciuria

1. The excretion of abnormally large amounts of calcium in the urine, seen in cases of hyperparathyroidism. Origin: Gr. Ouron = urine (11 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypercalciuria

hyperbolæ
hyperboreal
hyperborean
hyperboreans
hyperboulia
hyperbrachycephaly
hyperbranched
hypercaffeinated
hypercalcaemia
hypercalcaemias
hypercalcemia
hypercalcemias
hypercalcemic
hypercalcinuria
hypercalcinurias
hypercalciuria (current term)
hypercalciurias
hypercalcuria
hypercapitalism
hypercapitalist
hypercapnia
hypercapnias
hypercapnic
hypercarbia
hypercarbureted
hypercardia
hypercarnivore
hypercarnivores
hypercarnivorous
hypercasual

Literary usage of Hypercalciuria

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1. Nutrient Composition of Rations for Short-term, High-intensity Combat Operations by Fnb, Institute of Medicine (U. S.), High-stress Situations, Committee on Military Nutrition Research, National Academy of Sciences (2005)
"This level will minimize hypercalciuria while allowing for both active and passive absorption. It also will enhance gut formation of unabsorbable ..."

2. Osteoporosis Research, Education and Health Promotion (1993)
"hypercalciuria was found in some patients. Bone histomorphometric studies indicate that bone formation is reduced in some patients and that bone resorption ..."

3. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"Ferritin or transferrin could be involved in the cadmium-iron interaction observed during cadmium intoxication. regard to calcium is the hypercalciuria seen ..."

4. Mineral Requirements for Military Personnel: Levels Needed for Cognitive And by Food and Nutrition Board, Committee on Military Nutrition Research, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (2006)
"hypercalciuria is associated with increasing supersaturation of the urine, an environment that increases renal stone risk, and would be aggravated by high ..."

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