Polyuria Pol`y*u"ri*a, n. [NL. See {Poly-}, and {Urine}.] (Med.) A persistently excessive flow of watery urine, with low specific gravity and without the presence of either protein or sugar. It is generally accompanied with more or less thirst. [1913 Webster]

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