chyluria [kī-lur′ē-ə] n.

  1. The presence of chyle in the urine.

The American Heritage® Stedman’s Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. Examples from the Web for chyluria Historical Examples of chyluria

  • Chyluria occurs most frequently as a symptom of infection by Filaria sanguinis hominis.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis

    James Campbell Todd

  • Lewis also found Filari in the kidneys and supra-renal capsules of a woman who died of chyluria.


    T. Spencer Cobbold

  • This is the common cause of chyluria in hot climates, but chyluria is occasionally seen in the United Kingdom without filaria.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 7


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