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Diuresis

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Diuresis is the production of urine by the kidney. The kidney produces up to 250 L of "prourine" per day, but reabsorbs most before it reaches the bladder.

Polyuria is increased diuresis. This may be due to large fluid intake, various illnesses (diabetes insipidus, osmotic diuresis due to diabetes mellitus or hypercalcemia), various chemical substances (diuretics, caffeine, alcohol)

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