polyuria

[ pol-ee-yoo r-ee-uh ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈyʊər i ə /
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noun Pathology.

the passing of an excessive quantity of urine, as in diabetes, in certain nervous diseases, etc.

Nearby words

  1. polytypic,
  2. polyunsaturate,
  3. polyunsaturated,
  4. polyurethane,
  5. polyurethanes,
  6. polyvalent,
  7. polyvalent allergy,
  8. polyvalent serum,
  9. polyvalent vaccine,
  10. polyvinyl

Origin of polyuria

From New Latin, dating back to 1875–80; see origin at poly-, -uria

Related formspol·y·u·ric, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for polyuria

polyuria

/ (ˌpɒlɪˈjʊərɪə) /

noun

pathol physiol the state or condition of discharging abnormally large quantities of urine, often accompanied by a need to urinate frequently
Derived Formspolyuric, adjective

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Medicine definitions for polyuria

polyuria

[ pōl′ē-yurē-ə ]

n.

Excessive passage of urine, as in diabetes.hydruria

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