Origin of diuretic
OTHER WORDS FROM diureticdi·u·ret·i·cal·ly, adverbdi·u·ret·i·cal·ness, nounun·di·u·ret·ic, adjective
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How to use diuretic in a sentence
Alcohol affects the body in many ways, including excessive thirst as a result of alcohol’s diuretic effect, and diarrhea and indigestion as the alcohol wreaks havoc on the digestive system and increases stomach acid production.Alcohol Can Tank HRV, Resting Heart Rate, and Sleep|mmitchell|July 25, 2022|Outside Online
The researchers also monitored eating disorder symptoms, like feelings of guilt after eating, laxative and diuretic use, avoiding certain foods, food preoccupation, and the impulse to vomit after meals.Your social media ‘fitspo’ is not a good influence|Erin Blakemore|January 19, 2022|Popular-Science
Meanwhile, highly caffeinated beverages like coffee—a typical cup has 95 milligrams, compared to about 5 milligrams in a cup of hot chocolate—are diuretics, filling up your bladder and making you colder until you urinate.Make Perfectly Decadent Hot Chocolate from Scratch|Svati Narula|November 20, 2021|Outside Online
Another issue is that alcohol is a diuretic and being dehydrated will certainly interfere with your speed and endurance.
Alcohol is a diuretic, which means incessant peeing, and an increased chance of dehydration.
Both the above are stimulant, expectorant, sudorific, and diuretic.
It much resembles oil of juniper; and, like that article, is powerfully diuretic.
It is reputed aromatic, diuretic, antispasmodic, and stimulant.
It grows in marshy places; and is cultivated in China, the fruit having a supposed value as a diuretic and anti-phthisic.
Its diuretic properties are ascribed to the presence of a crystalline substance found also in the potato, lettuce, &c.
British Dictionary definitions for diuretic
Derived forms of diureticdiuretically, adverbdiureticalness, noun
Scientific definitions for diuretic
Cultural definitions for diuretic
A substance that increases the rate of urine production.