oliguria


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oliguria

(ˌɒlɪˈɡjʊərɪə) or

oliguresis

n
(Medicine) excretion of an abnormally small volume of urine, often as the result of a kidney disorder. Compare anuria
[C19: from oligo- + -uria]
oliguretic adj
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Noun1.oliguria - abnormally small production of urine; can be a symptom of kidney disease or obstruction of the urinary tract or edema or an imbalance of fluids and electrolytes in the body
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
2.oliguria - production of an abnormally small amount of urine
micturition, urination - the discharge of urine
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ol·i·gu·ri·a

n. oliguria, disminución en la formación de orina.
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The loss of fluid from the vascular compartment leads to hemoconcentration reduced renal perfusion followed by oliguria, renal insufficiency and thrombosis.
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However, the patient developed rapidly progressing coughing with pinkish sputum and dyspnea accompanied by oliguria and facial edema since the 5th day of dual induction.
Gupta BK et al (2012) and Mohapatra MK et al (2012) reported 24.3% and 20.8% cases of oliguria in their study patients.
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He had watery loose stools twice on day 2 and developed oliguria, cough, and dyspnea on day 3.
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