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Medical Term:

hypercalciuria

Pronunciation: hi'per-kal'se-yu're-a, hi'per-kal-si-nyu're-a, hi'per-kal-kyu're-a

Definition: Excretion of abnormally large amounts of calcium in the urine, as in hyperparathyroidism and types of hereditary hypophosphatemic rickets.

Synonym(s): calcinuric diabetes

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