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
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
Medical definitions for diuretic
Scientific definitions for diuretic
Cultural definitions for diuretic
A substance that increases the rate of urine production.