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Related to polyuria: polydipsia, polyphagia


Excessive passage of urine, as in diabetes.

pol′y·u′ric adj.


(Pathology) pathol physiol the state or condition of discharging abnormally large quantities of urine, often accompanied by a need to urinate frequently
ˌpolyˈuric adj


(ˌpɒl iˈyʊər i ə)

the passing of an excessive quantity of urine.


the passing of an abornomally large amount of urine. — polyuric, adj.
See also: Bodily Functions


Excessive urination.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polyuria - renal disorder characterized by the production of large volumes of pale dilute urine; often associated with diabetes
kidney disease, nephropathy, renal disorder, nephrosis - a disease affecting the kidneys
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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