diuresis

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diuresis

[‚dī·yu̇′rē·səs]
(medicine)
Increased excretion of urine.
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Dos diversos efeitos atribuidos a cafeina, alguns ja foram relatados, como estimulacao do sistema nervoso central e do musculo cardiaco, aumento da diurese e relaxamento do musculo liso (ABRAHAO et al.
While a Wal-Mart hospital chain might be too much to stomach, there is no doubt that hospitals would quickly find ways to diurese their edematous cost structure when faced with cost-conscious consumers.
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