natriuresis

noun
na·​tri·​ure·​sis | \ ˌnā-trē-yu̇-ˈrē-səs How to pronounce natriuresis (audio) \

Definition of natriuresis

: excessive loss of sodium in the urine

Other Words from natriuresis

natriuretic \ ˌnā-​trē-​yu̇-​ˈre-​tik How to pronounce natriuretic (audio) \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of natriuresis

1957, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for natriuresis

New Latin natrium "sodium" (from natr- —in French natron natron— + New Latin -ium -ium) + English -uresis (in diuresis, enuresis)

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27 Jan 2020

Cite this Entry

“Natriuresis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/natriureses. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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natriuresis

noun
na·​tri·​ure·​sis | \ ˌnā-trē-(y)ə-ˈrē-səs How to pronounce natriuresis (audio) \
variants: also natruresis \ -​trə-​ˈrē-​səs How to pronounce natruresis (audio) \

Medical Definition of natriuresis

: excessive loss of cations and especially sodium in the urine

Other Words from natriuresis

natriuretic \ -​ˈret-​ik How to pronounce natriuretic (audio) \ adjective or noun

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