Definition of Oliguria

1. Noun. Abnormally small production of urine; can be a symptom of kidney disease or obstruction of the urinary tract or edema or an imbalance of fluids and electrolytes in the body.

Generic synonyms: Symptom



2. Noun. Production of an abnormally small amount of urine.
Generic synonyms: Micturition, Urination

Definition of Oliguria

1. Noun. (medicine) A decreased production in the volume of urine. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oliguria

1. reduced excretion of urine [n -S]

Medical Definition of Oliguria

1. Secretion of a diminished amount of urine in relation to the fluid intake. Synonym: hypouresis, oligouresis. Origin: Gr. Ouron = urine This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oliguria

oligotrophia
oligotrophic
oligotrophs
oligotrophy
oligoubiquitin
oligoubiquitination
oligoubiquitylation
oligoxyloglucan hydrolase
oligoyne
oligoynes
oliguresia
oliguria (current term)
oligurias
oligæmia
olingo
olingos
olio
olios
oliphant
oliphants
oliphaunt
oliphaunts
olisboi
olisbos
olisboses
olitiau

Literary usage of Oliguria

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1. A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis by Means of Microscopical and Chemical by Charles Edmund Simon (1904)
"oliguria is, on the whole, more frequent than polyuria, and is met with iu ... The oliguria observed in the so-called continued fevers, notably typhoid ..."

2. A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis by Means of Microscopic and Chemical Methods by Charles Edmund Simon (1907)
"oliguria is, on the whole, more frequent than polyuria, and is met with in ... The oliguria observed in the so-called continued fevers, notably typhoid ..."

3. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Lewellys Franklin Barker, Milton Howard Fussell, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"Of the greatest clinical importance are the forms of oliguria occurring in acute and chronic ... oliguria is frequent in chronic parenchymatous nephritis; ..."

4. The Clinical Diagnosis of Internal Diseases by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1916)
"Of the greatest clinical importance are the forms of oliguria occurring in acute and chronic ... oliguria is frequent in chronic parenchymatous nephritis; ..."

5. Diagnostic Methods, Chemical, Bacteriological and Microscopical: A Text-book by Ralph Waldo Webster (1912)
"oliguria. This is a condition characterized by the excretion of a ... A single examination is not sufficient to decide whether or not an oliguria exists. ..."

6. Functional Pathology of Internal Diseases by Albion Walter Hewlett (1916)
"oliguria—Anuria A diminished quanity of urine may be due to a number of causes. ... oliguria from Lack of Water.—Lack of available water may be due to a ..."

7. Lectures on the Diseases of the Nervous System: Delivered at La Salpêtrière by Jean Martin Charcot (1879)
"Differences which divide it from oliguria. General considerations. Supplementary vomiting. Historical Sketch. Causes which have thrown doubt on the ..."

8. A Manual of the Practice of Medicine: Prepared Especially for Students by Arthur Albert Stevens (1892)
"(2) Diabetes insipidus. (3) Chronic glomerulonephritis. (4) Amyloid kidney. (5) Polycystic disease of the kidneys. oliguria ..."

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