polyuria

polyuria

[pol-ee-yoor-ee-uh]
noun Pathology.
the passing of an excessive quantity of urine, as in diabetes, in certain nervous diseases, etc.

Origin:
1875–80; < Neo-Latin; see poly-, -uria

polyuric, adjective
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polyuria (ˌpɒlɪˈjʊərɪə)
 
n
pathol, physiol the state or condition of discharging abnormally large quantities of urine, often accompanied by a need to urinate frequently
 
poly'uric
 
adj

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polyuria pol·y·u·ri·a (pōl'ē-yur'ē-ə)
n.
Excessive passage of urine, as in diabetes. Also called hydruria.

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