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natriuresis

[ney-truh-yoo-ree-sis] /ˌneɪ trə yʊˈri sɪs/
noun
1.
excretion of sodium in the urine.
Origin
1957
1957; natri(um) + -uresis < Greek oúrēsis urination, equivalent to ourē-, variant stem of oureîn to urinate + -sis -sis
Related forms
natriuretic
[ney-truh-yoo-ret-ik] /ˌneɪ trə yʊˈrɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective, noun
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natriuretic in Medicine

natriuresis na·tri·u·re·sis (nā'trə-yu-rē'sĭs)
n.
Excretion of excessive amounts of sodium in the urine.

natriuretic na·tri·u·ret·ic (nā'trə-yu-rět'ĭk)
adj.
Relating to or characterized by natriuresis. n.
A chemical compound that may be used to inhibit the tubular reabsorption of ions from glomerular filtrate, especially sodium ions, thereby resulting in greater amounts of that ion in the urine.

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