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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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The 2-fold increase in NT-proBNP after delivery suggests that BNP may be involved in postpartum diuresis. Recently, it was found that BNP mRNA of the left ventricle was increased in postpartum rats.

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