adverb see diuretic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • diuretically — See diuretic. * * * …   Universalium

  • diuretically — adverb In a diuretic way …   Wiktionary

  • diuretically — adv. in a manner that causes urination …   English contemporary dictionary

  • diuretically — di·uret·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • diuretically — adverb see diuretic I …   Useful english dictionary

  • diuretic — diuretically, adv. diureticalness, n. /duy euh ret ik/, adj. 1. increasing the volume of the urine excreted, as by a medicinal substance. n. 2. a diuretic medicine or agent. [1375 1425; ME d(i)uretik < LL diureticus < Gk diouretikós, equiv. to di …   Universalium

  • diuretic — adjective Etymology: Middle English duretik, diuretic, from Late Latin diureticus, from Greek diourētikos, from diourein to urinate, from dia + ourein to urinate more at urine Date: 14th century tending to increase the excretion of urine <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • diuretic — [dī΄yo͞oret′ik] adj. [ME diuretik < LL diureticus < Gr diourētikos < diourein: see DIURESIS] increasing the excretion of urine n. a diuretic drug or other substance diuretically adv …   English World dictionary

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