diuresis definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. diureses
an increased or excessive excretion of urine
Origin: Modern Latin ; from Classical Greek diourein ; from dia-, through plush ourein, to urinate ; from ouron, urine
diuresis definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Excessive discharge of urine.
Origin: New Latin, from Late Latin diūrēticus, diuretic; see diuretic.
diuresis - Medical Definition
Discharge of urine, especially in unusually large amounts.