- increased discharge of urine.
Origin of diuresis
Examples from the Web for diuresis
Historical Examples of diuresis
It produced, after some time, slight purging, and some diuresis.
So far the conditions of sweating and of diuresis are nearly opposite.
Increased secretion of saliva, general perspiration, or diuresis sometimes marks the cessation of the pyrexia.
There is increased mucous secretion, and a feeling of nausea; but neither diaphoresis nor diuresis has been observed.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
With aconitine, diuresis was not always established, and when it failed the animal died in convulsions.
- excretion of an unusually large quantity of urine
Word Origin for diuresis
medical Latin, from Greek diourein "to urinate" (see diuretic) + -esis.
- Discharge of urine, especially in unusually large amounts.