polyuria

[pol-ee-yoo r-ee-uh]

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

noun
  1. 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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polyuria in Medicine

polyuria

[pōl′ē-yurē-ə]
n.
  1. Excessive passage of urine, as in diabetes.hydruria
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