diuresis

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diuresis

[‚dī·yu̇′rē·səs]
(medicine)
Increased excretion of urine.
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The DDAVP[R] must be continued to prevent over correction of the serum sodium secondary to water diuresis.
Thus, the cited results (1-8) led me to suppose that water diuresis may stimulate the urinary excretion of a cortisol precursor/metabolite rather than cortisol itself [see also Ref.
Gulping it down can actually increase your risk of dehydration due to a process known as water diuresis," says Dr Lewis in his Volvic Hydration Report.
Conversely, a recent study published in Clinical Chemistry reported that UFCs are not influenced by short-term water diuresis in male and female volunteers (4).