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saluretic

[sal-yuh-ret-ik]Medicine/Medical
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adjective
  1. of or relating to a substance that promotes renal excretion of sodium and chloride ions.
noun
  1. any such substance, as furosemide.

Origin of saluretic

First recorded in 1955–60; sal + uretic
Related formssal·u·ret·i·cal·ly, adverb
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saluretic in Medicine

saluretic

(săl′yə-rĕtĭk)
adj.
  1. Relating to or causing excretion of salt.
n.
  1. A drug that promotes excretion of salt in the urine.
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