natriuresis

noun na·tri·ure·sis \ ˌnā-trē-yu̇-ˈrē-səs \

Definition of natriuresis

: 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


Medical Dictionary

natriuresis

noun na·tri·ure·sis \ ˌnā-trē-(y)ə-ˈrē-səs \
variants: also natruresis play \-trə-ˈrē-səs\

medical Definition of natriuresis

: excessive loss of cations and especially sodium in the urine

natriuretic

play \-ˈret-ik\ adjective or noun

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