Definition of Pentosuria

1. Noun. (pathology) the presence of pentose sugars in the urine; especially the presence of abnormally high levels of xylulose in the urine ¹



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Medical Definition of Pentosuria

1. The excretion of one or more pentoses in the urine. Alimentary pentosuria, the urinary excretion of l-arabinose and l-xylose, as the result of the excessive ingestion of fruits containing these pentoses. Essential pentosuria, a benign heritable disorder in which the urinary output of l-xylulose is 1 to 4 g per 24 hr; it occurs principally in Ashkenazi Jewish; autosomal recessive inheritance. Synonym: l-xylulosuria, primary pentosuria. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pentosuria

pentonates
pentone
pentonic acid
pentons
pentosan
pentosan sulfuric polyester
pentosans
pentose
pentoses
pentoside
pentosides
pentostatin
pentosuria (current term)
pentosyltransferase
pentosyltransferases
pentothal
pentoxazone
pentoxide
pentoxides
pentoxifylline
pentoxyl
pentraxin
pentraxins
pentremite
pentremites
pentrite
pentroof

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