Oligureses

oliguria

[ol-i-gyoor-ee-uh]
noun Pathology.
scantiness of urine due to diminished secretion.
Also, oliguresis [ol-i-gyoo-ree-sis] .


Origin:
1895–1900; olig- + -uria

oliguretic [ol-i-gyoo-ret-ik] , adjective
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oliguria or oliguresis (ˌɒlɪˈɡjʊərɪə, ˌɒlɪɡjʊˈriːsɪs)
 
n
Compare anuria excretion of an abnormally small volume of urine, often as the result of a kidney disorder
 
[C19: from oligo- + -uria]
 
oliguresis or oliguresis
 
n
 
[C19: from oligo- + -uria]
 
oliguretic or oliguresis
 
adj

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oliguria
1876, from Gk. oligos "small, little," + ouron "urine."
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oliguria ol·i·gu·ri·a (ŏl'ĭ-gyur'ē-ə)
n.
Abnormally slight or infrequent urination.

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