Excretion of urine that contains an excessive amount of ammonia. SYN: ammoniacal urine. [ammonia + G. ouron, urine]

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am·mo·ni·uria (ə-mo″ne-uґre-ə) hyperammonuria.

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  • ammoniuria — pl.f. ammoniurie …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • ammoniuria — noun excessive ammonia in the urine • Hypernyms: ↑symptom …   Useful english dictionary

  • Urine — Liquid waste. The urine is a clear, transparent fluid. It normally has an amber color. The average amount of urine excreted in 24 hours is from 40 to 60 ounces (about 1,200 cubic centimeters). Chemically, the urine is mainly an aqueous (watery)… …   Medical dictionary

  • hyperammonuria — hy·per·am·mo·nu·ria (hi″pər am″o nuґre ə) increased excretion of ammonia in the urine, as with hyperammonemia; called also ammoniuria …   Medical dictionary

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