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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oliguria(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

  2. oliguria(noun)

    production of an abnormally small amount of urine

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  1. oliguria(Noun)

    A decreased production in the volume of urine.

Freebase

  1. Oliguria

    Oliguria is the low output of urine, It is clinically classified as an output below 300-500ml/day. The decreased output of urine may be a sign of dehydration, renal failure, hypovolemic shock, HHNS hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, urinary obstruction/urinary retention, DKA, pre-eclampsia, and urinary tract infections, among other conditions. The most extreme type of Oliguria is called anuria, which represents an absence of urine, clinically classified as below 50ml/day.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Oliguria

    Decreased URINE output that is below the normal range. Oliguria can be defined as urine output of less than or equal to 0.5 or 1 ml/kg/hr depending on the age.

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