Definition of "Polyuria"

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Polyuria (aka diuresis) is excessive production or passage of urine (>2.5L/24 hours in adults). It often occurs in conjunction with polydipsia (increased thirst), and it may be a cause or an effect.

  • Physiological in some circumstances (e.g. cold diuresis, altitude diuresis, and after drinking large amounts of fluid)
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