[ ol-i-gyoor-ee-uh ]
/ ˌɒl ɪˈgyʊər i ə /
scantiness of urine due to diminished secretion.
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Also ol·i·gu·re·sis [ol-i-gyoo-ree-sis]. /ˌɒl ɪ gyʊˈri sɪs/.
OTHER WORDS FROM oliguriaol·i·gu·ret·ic [ol-i-gyoo-ret-ik], /ˌɒl ɪ gyʊˈrɛt ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby oliguria
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Example sentences from the Web for oliguria
It is interesting to learn that oliguria occurs commonly in both adult and infantile beriberi.
Oliguria is a common symptom of both adult and infantile scurvy.
British Dictionary definitions for oliguria
/ (ˌɒlɪˈɡjʊərɪə) /
excretion of an abnormally small volume of urine, often as the result of a kidney disorderCompare anuria
Derived forms of oliguriaoliguretic (ˌɒlɪɡjʊˈrɛtɪk), adjective
Word Origin for oliguria
C19: from oligo- + -uria
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Medical definitions for oliguria
[ ŏl′ĭ-gyur′ē-ə ]
Abnormally slight or infrequent urination.
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