polyuria

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n polyuria renal disorder characterized by the production of large volumes of pale dilute urine; often associated with diabetes
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Polyuria (Med) A persistently excessive flow of watery urine, with low specific gravity and without the presence of either protein or sugar. It is generally accompanied with more or less thirst.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n polyuria The passing of an excessive quantity of urine, especially of normal urine.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Poly-, and 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
Polyuria, with sugar in the urine, has occasionally been noted.
"Essentials of Diseases of the Skin" by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
Thirst is relieved by anything that relieves the polyuria.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 3" by Various
DIURESIS (POLYURIA, DIABETES INSIPIDUS, EXCESSIVE SECRETION OF URINE).
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Polyuria with low specific gravity and nycturia are present.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
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