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polyuria

[pol-ee-yoo r-ee-uh]
noun Pathology.
  1. 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
Related formspol·y·u·ric, adjective
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polyuria

noun
  1. pathol physiol the state or condition of discharging abnormally large quantities of urine, often accompanied by a need to urinate frequently
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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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