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natriuresis

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noun na·tri·ure·sis \ˌnā-trē-yu̇-ˈrē-səs\

Definition of natriuresis

  1. :  excessive loss of sodium in the urine

na·tri·uret·ic play \-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


Medical Dictionary

natriuresis

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noun na·tri·ure·sis \ˌnā-trē-(y)ə-ˈrē-səs\

Medical Definition of natriuresis

  1. :  excessive loss of cations and especially sodium in the urine

  2. na·tri·uret·ic \-ˈret-ik\play adjective or noun



Variants of natriuresis

also na·tru·re·sis \-trə-ˈrē-səs\play

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