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How to Pronounce diuretic?

Correct pronunciation for the word "diuretic" is [dˌɪjuːɹˈɛtɪk], [dˌɪjuːɹˈɛtɪk], [d_ˌɪ_j_uː_ɹ_ˈɛ_t_ɪ_k].

"Diuretic" in context

A diuretic is a type of medicine used for increasing the amount of urine excreted from the body, which helps the body release excess fluids and salt from the body. The most common types of diuretics are thiazides and loop diuretics. Thiazide diuretics work by preventing the reabsorption of salt and water from the kidneys, while loop diuretics work by inhibiting the reabsorption of chloride ions from the ascending loop of Henle.

Diuretics are commonly used for the treatment of high blood pressure and edema.

What are similar-sounding words for diuretic?

Usage over time for diuretic:

This graph shows how "diuretic" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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