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diuresis (dy-yoor-ee-sis) n. increased secretion of urine by the kidneys. This normally follows the drinking of more fluid than the body requires, but it can be stimulated by the administration of a diuretic.

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diuresis

di·u·re·sis / ˌdīyəˈrēsis/ • n. Med. increased or excessive production of urine. Compare with polyuria.

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diuresis The production of watery urine in large quantities. Diuresis causes the osmotic pressure of the blood to rise and is counteracted by the antidiuretic hormone.

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diuresis Increased formation and excretion of urine; it occurs in diseases such as diabetes, and also in response to diuretics.

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