diuresis

[ dahy-uh-ree-sis ]
/ ˌdaɪ əˈri sɪs /

noun

increased discharge of urine.

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Origin of diuresis

1675–85; <New Latin <Greek diourē- (verbid stem of dioureîn to urinate) + -sis-sis; see diuretic
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British Dictionary definitions for diuresis

diuresis
/ (ˌdaɪjʊˈriːsɪs) /

noun

excretion of an unusually large quantity of urine

Word Origin for diuresis

C17: from New Latin, from Greek diourein to urinate
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Medical definitions for diuresis

diuresis
[ dī′ə-rēsĭs ]

n.

Discharge of urine, especially in unusually large amounts.
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