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diuretics

Colin Blakemore and Sheila Jennett

in The Oxford Companion to the Body

Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780198524038
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727511
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Diuresis is increased urine flow, and diuretics are substances which elicit diuresis. Strictly speaking, by this definition, water is a

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Subjects: Biological Sciences

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