anuria

noun
an·​uria | \ ə-ˈnyu̇r-ē-ə How to pronounce anuria (audio) , a-, -ˈnu̇r- \

Definition of anuria

: absence or defective excretion of urine

Other Words from anuria

anuric \ ə-​ˈnyu̇r-​ik How to pronounce anuria (audio) , a-​ , -​ˈnu̇r-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of anuria

1813, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anuria

an- + -uria, perhaps after German Anurie

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“Anuria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anuria. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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anuria

noun
an·​uria | \ ə-ˈn(y)u̇r-ē-ə, a- How to pronounce anuria (audio) \

Medical Definition of anuria

: absence of or defective urine excretion

Other Words from anuria

anuric \ -​ˈn(y)u̇r-​ik How to pronounce anuria (audio) \ adjective

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