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

natriuretic

play \ˌnā-trē-yu̇-ˈre-tik\ adjective or noun

Origin and Etymology 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\
variants: also

natruresis

\-trə-ˈrē-səs\play

Medical Definition of natriuresis

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

natriuretic

\-ˈret-ik\play adjective or noun

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