Definition of oliguria in English:

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oliguria

Pronunciation: /ˌäləˈɡo͝orēə/

noun

Medicine
The production of abnormally small amounts of urine.
Example sentences
  • In non-fatal cases recovery was complete and occurred within a further 3 h. There were no gastrointestinal or renal symptoms such as diarrhoea, anuria, oliguria or haematuria during the entire period of observation.
  • Chronic renal failure with oliguria or anuria complicates fluid management during critical illnesses, particularly when cardiac disease coexists.
  • After surgery she deteriorated noticeably with oliguria, disseminated intravascular coagulation, respiratory distress, bleeding duodenal ulcer, sepsis, and Clostridium difficile diarrhoea.

Derivatives

oliguric

Pronunciation: /-rik/
adjective
Example sentences
  • If infant is anuric or oliguric, think about dehydration, sepsis, renal abnormalities, or obstruction.
  • The intravenous dye used during angiography can precipitate acute oliguric renal failure in patients with early renal impairment.
  • Two days after would repair, she underwent hemodialysis for oliguric acute renal failure with severe volume overload and hyperkalemia.

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Syllabification: ol·i·gu·ri·a

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