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saluretic

[sal-yuh-ret-ik] /ˌsæl yəˈrɛt ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a substance that promotes renal excretion of sodium and chloride ions.
noun
2.
any such substance, as furosemide.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; sal + uretic
Related forms
saluretically, adverb
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saluretic in Medicine

saluretic sal·u·ret·ic (sāl'yə-rět'ĭk)
adj.
Relating to or causing excretion of salt. n.
A drug that promotes excretion of salt in the urine.

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