[ ney-truh-yoo-ree-sis ]
/ ˌneɪ trə yʊˈri sɪs /
excretion of sodium in the urine.
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Origin of natriuresis
OTHER WORDS FROM natriuresisna·tri·u·ret·ic [ney-truh-yoo-ret-ik] /ˌneɪ trə yʊˈrɛt ɪk/, adjective, noun
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Medical definitions for natriuretic (1 of 2)
[ nā′trə-yu-rĕt′ĭk ]
Relating to or characterized by natriuresis.
A chemical compound that may be used to inhibit the tubular reabsorption of ions from glomerular filtrate, especially sodium ions, thereby resulting in greater amounts of that ion in the urine.
Medical definitions for natriuretic (2 of 2)
[ nā′trə-yu-rē′sĭs ]
Excretion of excessive amounts of sodium in the urine.
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