oliguria

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oliguria

 [ol″ĭ-gu´re-ah]
diminished urine secretion in relation to fluid intake. adj., adj oligu´ric.

ol·i·gu·ri·a

(ol'i-gyū'rē-ă),
Scant urine production.
[oligo- + G. ouron, urine]

oliguria

(ŏl′ĭ-gyo͝or′ē-ə)
n.
Abnormally slight or infrequent urination.

oliguria

Nephrology Excretion of < 400 mL of urine/day

ol·i·gu·ri·a

(ol'i-gyūr'ē-ă)
Scanty urine production (i.e., less than 500 mL in 24 hours); results in inefficient excretion of the products of metabolism.
[oligo- + G. ouron, urine]

oliguria

An abnormally small output of urine. In health, the urinary output varies from 700 ml to 2 l. Oliguria is usually caused by inadequate fluid intake or increased fluid loss in sweating or diarrhoea. A more serious cause of oliguria is KIDNEY FAILURE, either acute or, less often, following long-term kidney disease.

ol·i·gu·ri·a

(ol'i-gyūr'ē-ă)
Scant urine production.
[oligo- + G. ouron, urine]
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