excretion of fructose in the urine.
Origin: fructose – g. Ouron, urine
essential fructosuria, a benign, asymptomatic inborn error of metabolism due to deficiency of fructokinase, the first enzyme in the specific fructose pathway; fructose appears in the blood and urine, but is simply excreted unchanged; autosomal recessive inheritance. A fructokinase deficiency.
See: hereditary fructose intolerance.