diuresis

noun
di·​ure·​sis | \ˌdī-yə-ˈrē-səs \
plural diureses\ -​ˌsēz \

Definition of diuresis 

: an increased excretion of urine

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Vitamin C may also help with one of the side effects of diabetes, osmotic diuresis, which is the leakage of urine into the bodily system. National Geographic, "A Nightmare Disease Haunted Ships During Age of Discovery," 15 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of diuresis

circa 1681, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for diuresis

New Latin

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diuresis

noun
di·​ure·​sis | \ˌdī-(y)ə-ˈrē-səs \
plural diureses\ -​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of diuresis 

: an increased excretion of urine

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