Definition of Pyuria

1. Noun. Presence of white blood cells in the urine; symptom of urinary tract infection.

Generic synonyms: Symptom



Definition of Pyuria

1. n. A morbid condition in which pus is discharged in the urine.

Definition of Pyuria

1. Noun. (medicine pathology) The presence of pus in the urine. ¹

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Definition of Pyuria

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

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Literary usage of Pyuria

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1. Physical Diagnosis by Richard Clarke Cabot (1919)
"pyuria. In renal pyuria we often have local signs in the renal region (tumor ... In vesical pyuria we have vesical pain, often tenesmus, no renal pain or ..."

2. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders (1911)
"pyuria is due to (1) suppurative inflammation along some portion of the genito-urinary tract, or (2) to the rupture of adjacent abscesses into the tract. ..."

3. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders (1900)
"pyuria. Etiology.—pyuria is due to (1) suppurative inflammation along some portion of the genito-urinary tract, or (2) to the rupture of adjacent abscesses ..."

4. Diagnostic Methods, Chemical, Bacteriological and Microscopical: A Text-book by Ralph Waldo Webster (1912)
"The simple finding of a pyuria does not necessarily indicate the point from which these cells were derived. Severe inflammatory processes anywhere along the ..."

5. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"pyuria Definition.—pyuria is the presence of pus in the urine, usually causing cloudy ... No definite number of pus cells to the field constitutes pyuria, ..."

6. A Text-book of the Practice of Medicine by James Meschter Anders (1898)
"pyuria is due to (1) suppurative inflammation along some portion of the genito-urinary tract, or (2) to the rupture of adjacent abscesses into the tract. ..."

7. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders (1913)
"pyuria is due to (1) suppurative inflammation along some portion of the ... The abdominal opening healed in a few months, but pyuria persisted. ..."

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