the passing of an excessive quantity of urine, as in diabetes, in certain nervous diseases, etc.
- pol·y·u·ric, adjective
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How to use polyuria in a sentence
Under exceptional circumstances, in cases of polyuria, inosite can occur.Schenk's Theory: The Determination of Sex | Samuel Leopold Schenk
She slept well the fourth night, and, save that she had twice a slight return of polyuria, went on without a single drawback.Fat and Blood | S. Weir Mitchell
The quantity is increased (polyuria) during absorption of large serous effusions and in many nervous conditions.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
The quantity may be so considerable as to constitute a polyuria.
There is no polyuria; nycturia is uncommon, quite the exception.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: | Louis Marshall Warfield
British Dictionary definitions for polyuria
pathol physiol the state or condition of discharging abnormally large quantities of urine, often accompanied by a need to urinate frequently
- polyuric, adjective
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