noun. the presence of excessive protein (chiefly albumin but also globulin) in the urine; usually a symptom of kidney disorder.
Example sentences of the word proteinuria
1. Noun, singular or mass
One of the problems with proteinuria is that it's difficult to know your pup is suffering from it.
2. Noun, plural
Medications to control his blood pressure and minimizing proteinuria are useful, and diet adjustments help to take the load off the kidneys.
3. Verb, base form
A high protein content in the kidneys leads to proteinuria, which is an abnormal presence of protein in the urine.
The definitive clinicopathological characteristic of glomerulonephritis is proteinuria, the presence of abnormal quantities of protein in the urine.
The reduced-sodium diet appeared to reduce proteinuria** the most.