Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A pathological condition characterized by the passage of a milky urine, which often coagulates on standing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) A morbid condition in which the urine contains chyle or fatty matter, giving it a milky appearance.

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  • noun A medical condition involving the presence of chyle in the urine stream.

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Examples

  • White urine, commonly known as chyluria, is frequently seen, and sometimes results from purulent cystitis.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • White urine, commonly known as chyluria, is frequently seen, and sometimes results from purulent cystitis.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • An original and important speculation is made with respect to the intimate pathology of elephantiasis, chyluria, and lymph scrotum, which is thoroughly worthy of consideration.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 384, May 12, 1883

  • A case of this kind was seen in 1895 at the Jefferson Medical College Hospital, Philadelphia, in which the chyluria was due to a communication between the bladder and the thoracic duct.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Philadelphia, in which the chyluria was due to a communication between the bladder and the thoracic duct.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • a distant lymphatic prematurely expels her ova; these act as emboli to the nearest lymphatic glands, whence ensues stasis of lymph, regurgitation of lymph, and partial compensation by anastomoses of lymphatic vessels; this brings about hypertrophy of tissues, and may go on to lymphorrhoea or chyluria, according to the site of the obstructed lymphatics.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 384, May 12, 1883

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