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glossary:proteinuria [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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|+||Excess [[protein]] in the urine. Some protein is normal in the urine. Too much means protein is leaking through the [[kidney]], most often through the glomeruli. The main protein in human [[blood]] and the key to the regulation of the osmotic pressure of blood is [[albumin]]. Proteinuria is synonymous with albuminuria. |