diuresis

[dahy-uh-ree-sis]
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noun

increased discharge of urine.

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

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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Word Origin and History for diuresis
n.

medical Latin, from Greek diourein "to urinate" (see diuretic) + -esis.

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Medicine definitions for diuresis

diuresis

[dī′ə-rēsĭs]

n.

Discharge of urine, especially in unusually large amounts.
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