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hyperoxaluria Genetic disease leading to excessive formation of oxalic acid, which forms kidney stones. Treatment includes a diet low in those fruits and vegetables that are sources of oxalic acid and in some cases supplements of vitamin B6 some 50–100 times greater than reference intakes.


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oxaluria (oks-ăl-yoor-iă) n. the presence in the urine of oxalic acid or oxalates, especially calcium oxalate.