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Excessive passage of urine, as in diabetes.
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(Pathology) pathol physiol the state or condition of discharging abnormally large quantities of urine, often accompanied by a need to urinate frequently
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pol•y•u•ri•a(ˌpɒl iˈyʊər i ə)
the passing of an excessive quantity of urine.
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the passing of an abornomally large amount of urine. — polyuric, adj.See also: Bodily Functions
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|Noun||1.||polyuria - renal disorder characterized by the production of large volumes of pale dilute urine; often associated with diabetes|
diabetes - a polygenic disease characterized by abnormally high glucose levels in the blood; any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive urination and persistent thirst
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