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Definition of Albuminuria

Albuminuria: More than the normal amount of albumin in the urine. Albuminuria can be a sign that protein is leaking through the kidney, most often through the glomeruli, or a sign of significant kidney disease. It may also be the harmless result of vigorous exercise. Also known as proteinuria.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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