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Medical Term:

natriuresis

Pronunciation: na'tre-yu-re'sis

Definition: Urinary excretion of sodium; commonly designates enhanced sodium excretion, which may occur in certain diseases or as a result of the administration of diuretic drugs.

[natrium + G. ouron, urine]

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