hyposthenuria

noun
hy·​pos·​the·​nu·​ria | \ hī-ˌpäs-thə-ˈn(y)u̇r-ē-ə How to pronounce hyposthenuria (audio) \

Medical Definition of hyposthenuria

: the secretion of urine of low specific gravity due to inability of the kidney to concentrate the urine normally

Other Words from hyposthenuria

hyposthenuric \ -​ˈn(y)u̇r-​ik How to pronounce hyposthenuric (audio) \ adjective

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“Hyposthenuria.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hyposthenuria. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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