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Definition: 'Indicanuria'

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indicanuria

Type: Term

Pronunciation: in′di-kan-yū′rē-ă

Definitions:
1. An increased urinary excretion of indican, a derivative of indol formed chiefly in the intestine when protein is putrefied; indol is also formed during the putrefaction of protein in other sites.



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