hyposthenuria


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hyposthenuria

[hī‚päs·thə′nu̇r·ē·ə]
(medicine)
The secretion of urine of low specific gravity.
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Hyposthenuria indicates that the renal tubules maintain the ability to dilute urine.
Laboratory abnormalities include hyposthenuria, hyponatraemia, hypokalaemia, and hypochloraemic metabolic alkalosis associated with increased urinary loss of sodium, potassium, chloride and calcium.
SCT is benign for most carriers; however, studies have been published suggesting its association in some persons with various conditions, including renal medullary carcinoma, hematuria, renal papillary necrosis, hyposthenuria, splenic infarction, exercise-related deaths, thromboembolic disease, pregnancy-related complications, complicated hyphema, and acute chest syndrome (7).