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POLYURIA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does polyuria mean? 

POLYURIA (noun)
  The noun POLYURIA has 1 sense:

1. renal disorder characterized by the production of large volumes of pale dilute urine; often associated with diabetes

  Familiarity information: POLYURIA used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


POLYURIA (noun)


Sense 1polyuria [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Renal disorder characterized by the production of large volumes of pale dilute urine; often associated with diabetes

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("polyuria" is a kind of...):

kidney disease; nephropathy; nephrosis; renal disorder (a disease affecting the kidneys)

Holonyms ("polyuria" is a part of...):

diabetes (any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive urination and persistent thirst)


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