What is another word for diuretic?

Pronunciation: [dˌɪjuːɹˈɛtɪk] (IPA)

Diuretics are substances that promote the production of urine, which can help reduce fluid buildup in the body. There are several synonyms for this word, including water pills, fluid pills, and urine-increasing agents. Other words that can be used include osmotic diuretics, loop diuretics, and potassium-sparing diuretics, which are all types of medications that produce a diuretic effect. Additionally, certain foods and drinks, such as coffee and alcohol, can also act as diuretics. In general, diuretics are commonly prescribed to treat conditions like hypertension, heart failure, and kidney disease, and can be an effective way to manage fluid buildup in the body.

What are the hypernyms for Diuretic?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Diuretic?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for diuretic (as nouns)

Usage examples for Diuretic

I have noticed at other times that surprise at a deed of oppression acts on me as a powerful narcotic, but I found out at the time I speak of that great surprise is also a diuretic.
"The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons"
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
For cases in which excess of diuretic plants has been taken, it may be well to replace the salts by 1 to 2 pints of olive oil, adding 1 ounce of laudanum and 2 drams of gum camphor; also to apply fomentations or a fresh sheepskin over the loins.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
The roots also are diuretic.
"The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines"
T. H. Pardo de Tavera

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