diuresis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n diuresis increased secretion of urine; if not due to increased liquid intake or to the action of a diuretic drug it can be a symptom of diabetes mellitus
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Diuresis (Med) Free excretion of urine.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n diuresis In pathology, an excessive secretion of urine.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Diuresis the excessive discharge of urine
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Diuretic
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—Gr. diourētikosdia, through, ouron, urine.

Usage

In literature:

DIURESIS (POLYURIA, DIABETES INSIPIDUS, OR EXCESSIVE SECRETION OF URINE).
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
DIURESIS (POLYURIA, DIABETES INSIPIDUS, EXCESSIVE SECRETION OF URINE).
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
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In news:

The relation between blood chlorophenoxy herbicide and ioxynil concentrations and toxicity, and the effect of alkaline diuresis on outcome, have been studied in 41 patients.
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