diuretic

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di·u·ret·ic

 (dī′ə-rĕt′ĭk)
adj.
Tending to increase the discharge of urine.
n.
A substance or drug that tends to increase the discharge of urine.

[Middle English diuretik, from Old French diuretique, from Late Latin diūrēticus, from Greek diourētikos, from diourein, to pass urine : dia-, dia- + ourein, to urinate.]

di′u·ret′ic·al·ly adv.
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diuretic

(ˌdaɪjʊˈrɛtɪk)
adj
(Pathology) acting to increase the flow of urine
n
(Pharmacology) a drug or agent that increases the flow of urine
ˌdiuˈretically adv
ˌdiuˈreticalness n
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di•u•ret•ic

(ˌdaɪ əˈrɛt ɪk)

adj.
1. increasing the volume of the urine excreted.
n.
2. a diuretic medicine or agent, as a thiazide.
[1375–1425; Middle English d(i)uretik < Late Latin diūrēticus < Greek diourētikós=diourē- (see diuresis)]
di`u•ret′i•cal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diuretic - any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water
chlorthalidone, Hygroton, Thalidone - a diuretic (trade names Hygroton and Thalidone) used to control hypertension and conditions that cause edema; effective in lowering blood pressure to prevent heart attacks
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
Edecrin, ethacrynic acid - diuretic (trade name Edecrin) used to treat edema
furosemide, Lasix - commonly used diuretic (trade name Lasix) used to treat hypertension and edema
indapamide, Lozal - diuretic (trade name Lozal) used in the treatment of hypertension
mannitol, Osmitrol - a diuretic (trade name Osmitrol) used to promote the excretion of urine
thiazide - any of a group of drugs commonly used as diuretics in the treatment of hypertension; they block the reabsorption of sodium in the kidneys
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Translations

diuretic

[ˌdaɪjʊəˈretɪk]
A. ADJdiurético
B. Ndiurético m
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diuretic

[ˌdaɪjuəˈrɛtɪk]
ndiurétique m
adjdiurétique
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diuretic

adjharntreibend, diuretisch (spec)
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diuretic

[ˌdaɪjʊˈrɛtɪk]
1. adjdiuretico/a
2. ndiuretico
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

di·u·ret·ic

a. diurético, rel. a agentes que provocan aumento en la secreción de orina.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

diuretic

adj & n diurético
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References in periodicals archive ?
Mannitol was the preferred intravenous osmotic diuretic, furosemide was preferred loop diuretic, and dexamethasone was preferred corticosteroid and glycerol the preferred oral osmotic diuretic (Figure 2).
In this multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel trial, investigators evaluated the safety, efficacy, and tolerability of a daily low-dose PEG-based osmotic diuretic.
Since canaglifiozin potentially serves as an osmotic diuretic, hypotension should be monitored in patients with impaired renal function, patients with low blood pressure and those taking diuretics, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers.
It is likely that the repeated use of mannitol can induce derangements in serum [[Na.sup.+]] because of its osmotic diuretic effect.