diuretic

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adjective di·uret·ic \ˌdī-yə-ˈre-tik\

Definition of diuretic

  1. :  tending to increase the excretion of urine diuretic drugs

diuretic

noun

diuretically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of diuretic

Middle English duretik, diuretic, from Late Latin diureticus, from Greek diourētikos, from diourein to urinate, from dia- + ourein to urinate — more at urine

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diuretic

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adjective di·uret·ic \ˌdī-(y)ə-ˈret-ik\

Medical Definition of diuretic

  1. :  tending to increase the excretion of urine

diuretically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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diuretic

noun di·uret·ic

Medical Definition of diuretic

  1. :  an agent that increases the excretion of urine



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