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saluretic

[ sal-yuh-ret-ik ]

adjective

  1. of or relating to a substance that promotes renal excretion of sodium and chloride ions.


noun

  1. any such substance, as furosemide.

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Other Words From

  • salu·reti·cal·ly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of saluretic1

First recorded in 1955–60; sal + uretic

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