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anuria

Definition:

inability to urinate

Class:

state noun (stable states of affairs)

Plural:

anurias

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

anuresis

Etymology:

from New Latin, from an- + Greek ouron urine
(Source: Collins Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Anuria

means nonpassage of urine, in practice is defined as passage of less than 50 milliliters of urine in a day. Anuria is often caused by failure in the function of kidneys. It may also occur because of some severe obstruction like kidney stones or tumours... (45 of 470 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Anuria

Collins Dictionary:

anuria [pathology]

complete suppression of urine formation, often as the result of a kidney disorder (13 of 267 words, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/anuria

Wiktionary:

anuria [medicine] | anurias [plural]

A condition in which the kidneys do not produce urine. (10 of 64 words, 3 usage examples)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/anuria

Oxford Dictionary:

anuria | anuric [derived]

Syllabification: (an·u·ri·a) | [medicine] | failure of the kidneys to produce urine. (10 of 39 words, 3 definitions, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/anuria

anuria [medicine] | anuric [derived]

failure of the kidneys to produce urine (7 of 38 words, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/anuria

New World Dictionary:

anuria | anuresis | anuresises [plural] | anuric [adjective, related]

partial or total failure of the kidneys to secrete urine, or blockage which prevents or limits the normal excretion of urine (21 of 35 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/anuria

Merriam-Webster:

anuria | anuric [adjective, related]

absence or defective excretion of urine (6 of 25 words, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/anuria

American Heritage Dictionary:

anuria | anuresis | anuric [adjective, related]

The absence of urine formation. (5 of 16 words, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/anuria

Random House Dictionary:

anuria [medicine]

the absence or suppression of urine. (6 of 14 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/anuria

Macmillan British Dictionary:

illness | illnesses [plural]

[uncountable] the state of feeling ill or of having a disease ; [countable] a particular disease, or a period of being ill ; [countable/uncountable] a ... (25 of 382 words, 6 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/illness

Cambridge Dictionary:

illness | ailment | complaint

a disease of the body or mind | when you are ill (11 of 33 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/illness

Encarta Dictionary:

anuria | anuric [adjective, derived]

inability of the kidneys to form urine, so that toxic waste builds up in the blood (16 of 34 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861586108​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Collins Dictionary:

anuria [pathology]

First use: 19th century

Origin: from New Latin, from an- + Greek ouron urine

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/anuria

Online Etymology:

anuria

First use: 1838

Origin: medical Latin, from Greek an-, privative prefix, + ouron "urine".

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=anuria

New World Dictionary:

anuria

Origin: Modern Latin: see "an-" and "-uria"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/anuria

Oxford Dictionary:

anuria

First use: mid 19th century

Origin: "an-1" + "-uria"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/anuria

-uria

Origin: modern Latin, from Greek -ouria, from ouron "urine"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/--uria

Merriam-Webster:

anuria

First use: 1838

Origin: New Latin

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/anuria

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

anuria [pathology]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "anuria"

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the Free Dictionary:

anuria

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "anuria"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "anuria" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/anuria

Google Dictionary:

anuria

Audio: English pronunciation of "anuria"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

anuria

Audio: North American pronunciation of "anuria"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=anuria​01 word=anuria

YourDictionary Audio:

anuria

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "anuria" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/anuria

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