1. glycosuria

noun. the presence of abnormally high levels of sugar in the urine.


  • symptom
  • fructosuria


  • hyponatremia
  • hyperglycemia
  • hypoglycemia

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Sentences with glycosuria

1. Noun, singular or mass
According to the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database, niacin and niacinamide can cause hyperglycemia – or high blood sugar, abnormal glucose tolerance and glycosuria – or sugar loss in the urine.

2. Adjective
For example, Fanconi's syndrome, a genetic disorder that causes the kidney to poorly reabsorb several substances, results in glycosuria 4.

3. Noun, plural
If you have significant glycosuria as the result of diabetes, your doctor may ask you to try lifestyle modifications to bring down your blood glucose.