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[L. urinatio, a discharging of urine] The release of urine from the body. SYN: SEE: micturition; SEE: uresis
DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS Increased frequency is seen in polydipsia; polyuria; diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus; irritation of the bladder, urethra, or urinary meatus; diseases of the spinal cord; enlarged prostate in males; pregnancy in females; beer drinking; interstitial nephritis; use of medications (such as diuretics); and phimosis. Decreased frequency occurs after dehydration, sweating, diarrhea, or bleeding; and in anuria, oliguria, uremia, and anticholinergic drug use. SEE: urine
Venes, Donald, editor. "Urination." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/771102/all/urination.
Urination. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/771102/all/urination. Accessed August 22, 2019.
Urination. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/771102/all/urination
Urination [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 22]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/771102/all/urination.
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