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Albarran test

Pronunciation: ahl'bah-rahn

Definition: a test for renal insufficiency, wherein the excessive consumption of water will cause a proportionate increase in the volume of urine if the kidneys are sound, but not if the epithelium of the secreting tubules is damaged.

Synonym(s): polyuria test

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