Di`u*ret"ic (?), a. [L. diureticus, Gr. , fr. to make water; through + to make water, fr. urine: cf. F. diur'etique.] Med.
Tending to increase the secretion and discharge of urine.
A medicine with diuretic properties.
Diuretic salt Med., potassium acetate; -- so called because of its diuretic properties.
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