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hemoglobinuria

Pronunciation: he'mo-glo'bi-nyu're-a

Definition: The presence of hemoglobin in the urine, including certain closely related pigments that are formed from slight alteration of the hemoglobin molecule; when present in sufficient quantities, they result in the urine, being colored in shades varying from light reddish-yellow to fairly dark red.

[hemoglobin + G. ouron, urine]

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