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Excretion of excessive amounts of sodium in the urine.

[New Latin natriūrēsis : natrium, sodium (from French natron, natron; see natron) + ūrēsis, urination (from Greek ourēsis, from ourein, to urinate; see uretic).]

na′tri·u·ret′ic (-rĕt′ĭk) adj.


(Medicine) the presence of a large amount of sodium in urine


(ˌneɪ trə yʊˈri sɪs)

excretion of sodium in the urine.
[1957; natrium sodium (< German; see natron) + -uresis < Greek oúrēsis urination =ourē-, variant s. of oureîn to urinate + -sis -sis]
na`tri•u•ret′ic (-ˈrɛt ɪk) adj., n.
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Noun1.natriuresis - the presence of abnormally large amounts of sodium in the urine
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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