the presence of excess potassium in the urine
Syn: ↑kaluresis
Hypernyms: ↑symptom

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  • kaluresis — noun the presence of excess potassium in the urine • Syn: ↑kaliuresis • Hypernyms: ↑symptom …   Useful english dictionary

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