increased discharge of urine.

1675–85; < Neo-Latin < Greek diourē- (verbid stem of dioureîn to urinate) + -sis -sis; see diuretic

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diuresis (ˌdaɪjʊˈriːsɪs)
excretion of an unusually large quantity of urine
[C17: from New Latin, from Greek diourein to urinate]

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diuresis di·u·re·sis (dī'ə-rē'sĭs)
Discharge of urine, especially in unusually large amounts.

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