SYN: kaluretic.

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ka·li·uret·ic (ka″le-u-retґik) 1. pertaining to, characterized by, or promoting kaliuresis. 2. an agent that promotes kaliuresis.

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  • kaluretic — Relating to, causing, or characterized by kaluresis. SYN: kaliuretic. * * * kal·uret·ic (kal″u retґik) kaliuretic …   Medical dictionary

  • potassium-sparing diuretics — a class of drugs that block the exchange of sodium for potassium and hydrogen ions in the distal tubule, causing an increase in the excretion of sodium and chloride with a negligible increase in potassium excretion; used in the treatment of edema …   Medical dictionary

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