natriuresis

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na·tri·ure·sis

noun \ˌnā-trē-y-ˈrē-səs\

Definition of NATRIURESIS

:  excessive loss of sodium in the urine
na·tri·uret·ic \-ˈre-tik\ adjective or noun

Origin of NATRIURESIS

New Latin, from natrium sodium (from International Scientific Vocabulary natron) + uresis urination, from Greek ourēsis, from ourein to urinate — more at urine
First Known Use: 1957

na·tri·ure·sis

noun \ˌnā-trē-(y)ə-ˈrē-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NATRIURESIS

: excessive loss of cations and especially sodium in the urine
na·tri·uret·ic \-ˈret-ik\ adjective or noun

Variants of NATRIURESIS

na·tri·ure·sis also na·tru·re·sis \-trə-ˈrē-səs\

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