American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The absence of urine formation. Also called anuresis.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Absence of micturition, whether from suppression or from retention of urine. Also called anuresis, anury.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. inability to urinate.
- n. inability to urinate
“Renal effects include oliguria or anuria (little or no urine excretion) due to tubular necrosis, often preceded by the formerly mentioned effects Mercury and Iron salts.”
“Four of these animals lived in excellent nutritive condition for periods varying between one and seven months, when each in turn developed symptoms of acute jaundice (bile pigment in urine, yellowing of sclera and skin) accompanied by rise in rectal temperature, anuria and progressive bodily weakness, ending fatally in from two to three days after the onset.”
“Bryce 15.119 records a case of anuria of seventeen days 'standing.”
“Actual retention of urine, that is, urinary secretion passed into the bladder, but retention in the latter viscus by inanition, stricture, or other obstruction, naturally cannot continue any great length of time without mechanically rupturing the vesical walls; but suppression of urine or absolute anuria may last an astonishingly extended period.”
“There was reported the case of an hysterical female who had convulsions and mania, alternating with anuria of a peculiar nature and lasting seven days.”
“Dubuc 15.121 observed a case of anuria which continued for seventeen days before the fatal issue.”
“Bryce records a case of anuria of seventeen days 'standing.”
“Dubuc observed a case of anuria which continued for seventeen days before the fatal issue.”
“Intense constipation, anorexia, and alternate states of dysuria, anuria, and polyuria followed, and before long her sister began to fail in health, owing to the incessant exactions to which she too willingly yielded.”
“Omnipaque is not recommended for use in patients with anuria.”
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