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di·u·re·sis

 (dī′ə-rē′sĭs)
n.
Excessive discharge of urine.

[New Latin, from Late Latin diūrēticus, diuretic; see diuretic.]
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diuresis

(ˌdaɪjʊˈriːsɪs)
n
(Pathology) excretion of an unusually large quantity of urine
[C17: from New Latin, from Greek diourein to urinate]
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di•u•re•sis

(ˌdaɪ əˈri sɪs)

n.
increased discharge of urine.
[1675–85; < New Latin < Greek diourē-, variant s. of dioureîn to pass in urine (di- di-3 + oureîn to urinate, derivative of oûron urine) + -sis -sis]
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diuresis

an abnormally heavy or increased discharge or flow of urine. — diuretic, n., adj.
See also: Bodily Functions
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diuresis

An increased or excessive flow of urine.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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Translations

di·u·re·sis

n. diuresis, aumento en la secreción de orina.
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diuresis

n diuresis f
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These effects lead to a vasodilatation and an increased diuresis, thereby decreasing blood pressure.
North America is expected to be the dominant market in the global diuretic drugs market, owing to the high prevalence of the diuresis, edema and other diuretic anomalies.
The different classes of diuretics act on different regions of the tubules--their impact on diuresis is due to the location of their actions.
In diabetes mellitus, hyperglycemia causes glucose induced osmotic diuresis with resultant loss of body fluids and electrolytes.5 Several studies have estimated the electrolytes levels in diabetes mellitus in several countries and showed the association between electrolytes and hyperglycemia.5,6
Though a surrogate marker, graft diuresis is a reflection of adequacy of intra-vascular volume and also a predictor of function in the long term.
"I think spironolactone is a great medication in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, but the doses we typically use are generally suboptimal to achieve diuresis," he added.
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During the first postoperative day, the patient's diuresis was 1200 mL, with serum creatinine level of 212 mmol/L.
Physical exam variables collected included clinical symptoms at admission, Glasgow Coma score, BP, presence of edema, proteinuria, diuresis, hemoglobin, hematocrit, platelet counts, coagulation panel, liver function, bilirubin, and creatinine.
Chang added that according to research studies, daylily flowers have the health benefits of stabilizing emotions, clearing away heat in the body and helping facilitate diuresis.
He does not anticipate a major safety concern since furosemide is a well-known compound used for years in heart failure diuresis. Nachman says he'd be surprised if an additional clinical study is required.