[uh-noor-ee-uh, uh-nyoor-, an-yoor-]
noun Medicine/Medical.
the absence or suppression of urine.

1830–40; < Neo-Latin; see an-1, -uria

anuric, adjective Unabridged
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anuria (əˈnjʊərɪə)
pathol anuresis Compare oliguria complete suppression of urine formation, often as the result of a kidney disorder
[C19: from New Latin, from an- + Greek ouron urine]

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1838, from medical L., from anuria, from Gk. an-, privative prefix, + ouron "urine" (see urine).
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anuria a·nu·ri·a (ə-nur'ē-ə, ə-nyur'-)
The absence of urine formation.

a·nu'ric (ə-nur'ĭk, ə-nyur'-) adj.
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