Skip to Content
Medical Term:


Pronunciation: al-bū-min-yū′rē-ă

Definition: Presence of protein in urine, chiefly albumin but also globulin; usually indicative of disease, but sometimes resulting from a temporary or transient dysfunction.

Synonym(s): albuminorrhea, proteinuria2

[albumin + G. ouron, urine]

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.