- excretion of sodium in the urine.
Origin of natriuresis
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- 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.
- Excretion of excessive amounts of sodium in the urine.
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