[ uh-noor-ee-uh, uh-nyoor-, an-yoor- ]

  1. the absence or suppression of urine.

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Origin of anuria

From New Latin, dating back to 1830–40; see origin at an-1, -uria

Other words from anuria

  • an·u·ric, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for anuria


/ (əˈnjʊərɪə) /

  1. pathol complete suppression of urine formation, often as the result of a kidney disorder: Compare anuresis, oliguria

Origin of anuria

C19: from New Latin, from an- + Greek ouron urine

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