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polyuria

[ pol-ee-yoor-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.
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Origin of polyuria

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

OTHER WORDS FROM polyuria

pol·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 forms of polyuria

polyuric, adjective
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Medical definitions for polyuria

polyuria
[ pōl′ē-yurē-ə ]

n.
Excessive passage of urine, as in diabetes.hydruria
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