Hemoglobinuria

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hemoglobinuria

[‚hē·mə‚glō·bə′nu̇r·ē·ə]
(medicine)
A pathological condition in which the urine contains hemoglobin.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Hemoglobinuria

 

the presence of hemoglobin in urine. It usually is a result of the intravascular decomposition of red blood cells following the transfusion of incompatible blood, the effect of some chemical and biological poisons and drugs that cannot be tolerated or of any of several causative agents of infections, extensive injuries, and so on.

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