Definitions for natriuretic-ˈrɛt ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

na•tri•u•re•sisˌneɪ trə yʊˈri sɪs(n.)

  1. excretion of sodium in the urine.

    Category: Physiology

Origin of natriuresis:

1957; natrium sodium (< G; see natron ) +-uresis < Gk oúrēsis urination =ourē-, var. s. of oureîn to urinate +-sis -sis

na`tri•u•ret′ic-ˈrɛt ɪk(adj.; n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. natriuretic(adj)

    of or relating to natriuresis

Wiktionary

  1. natriuretic(Noun)

    Any substance that inhibits the reabsorption of cations, especially sodium, from urine

  2. natriuretic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to natriuresis

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