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oliguria

[ol-i-gyoo r-ee-uh] /ˌɒl ɪˈgyʊər i ə/
noun, Pathology
1.
scantiness of urine due to diminished secretion.
Also, oliguresis
[ol-i-gyoo-ree-sis] /ˌɒl ɪ gyʊˈri sɪs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; olig- + -uria
Related forms
oliguretic
[ol-i-gyoo-ret-ik] /ˌɒl ɪ gyʊˈrɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for oliguria

oliguria

/ˌɒlɪˈɡjʊərɪə/
noun
1.
excretion of an abnormally small volume of urine, often as the result of a kidney disorder Compare anuria
Derived Forms
oliguretic (ˌɒlɪɡjʊˈrɛtɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C19: from oligo- + -uria
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Word Origin and History for oliguria
n.

1843, from oligo- "small, little," + -uria, from Greek ouron "urine" (see urine).

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oliguria in Medicine

oliguria ol·i·gu·ri·a (ŏl'ĭ-gyur'ē-ə)
n.
Abnormally slight or infrequent urination.

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