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natriuresis

[ney-truh-yoo-ree-sis]
noun
  1. excretion of sodium in the urine.
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Origin of natriuresis

1957; natri(um) + -uresis < Greek oúrēsis urination, equivalent to ourē-, variant stem of oureîn to urinate + -sis -sis
Related formsna·tri·u·ret·ic [ney-truh-yoo-ret-ik] /ˌneɪ trə yʊˈrɛt ɪk/, adjective, noun
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natriuretic in Medicine

natriuretic

(nā′trə-yu-rĕtĭk)
adj.
  1. Relating to or characterized by natriuresis.
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n.
  1. 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.
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natriuresis

(nā′trə-yu-rēsĭs)
n.
  1. Excretion of excessive amounts of sodium in the urine.
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