Definition of polyuria in English:

polyuria

Line breaks: poly|uria
Pronunciation: /ˌpɒlɪˈjʊərɪə
 
/

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Production of abnormally large volumes of dilute urine. Compare with diuresis.
More 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

adjective
More 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.

Definition of polyuria in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day demoralize
Pronunciation: dɪˈmɒrəlʌɪz
verb
cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope