Definition of polyuria in English:

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polyuria

Pronunciation: /ˌpälēˈyo͝orēə/

noun

Medicine
Production of abnormally large volumes of dilute urine. Compare with diuresis.
Example sentences
  • The most important renal effects are polydipsia and polyuria resulting from nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, and nephrolithiasis resulting from hypercalciuria.
  • He reported classic symptoms of diabetes, including polydipsia, polyuria, fatigue, hunger, nausea, and vomiting.
  • A history of diabetic symptoms such as polydipsia, polyuria and weight loss may sometimes, but not always, be present.

Derivatives

polyuric

Pronunciation: /-ˈyo͝orik/
adjective
Example sentences
  • By contrast, the excretion of electrolyte free water was high enough to increase the plasma sodium concentration by close to 3 mmol/l/h in the polyuric index patient who recovered.
  • Over the previous two days he had been feeling increasingly tired, lethargic, polyuric, and thirsty.

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Syllabification: pol·y·u·ri·a

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