the absence or suppression of urine.
(pathol) complete suppression of urine formation, often as the result of a kidney disorder Compare anuresis, oliguria
1838, medical Latin, from Greek an-, privative prefix (see an- (1)), + ouron “urine” (see urine).
anuria a·nu·ri·a (ə-nur’ē-ə, ə-nyur’-)
The absence of urine formation.
a·nu’ric (ə-nur’ĭk, ə-nyur’-) adj.
having no tail. Historical Examples Aglossa, a sub-order of anurous amphibia, the frogs, without a tongue. The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1 Various adjective (zoology) lacking a tail; tailless; acaudate
the opening at the lower end of the alimentary canal, through which the solid refuse of digestion is excreted. a suffix occurring in scientific words of Latin origin: Platanus. a twining herb, Tropaeolum tuberosum, of the nasturtium family, found in the Andes, having edible tubers and large flowers with yellow petals and red spurs. the […]
the opening at the lower end of the alimentary canal, through which the solid refuse of digestion is excreted. noun the excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal related adjective anal n. “inferior opening of the alimentary canal,” 1650s, from Old French anus, from Latin anus “ring, anus,” from PIE root *ano- “ring.” […]
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