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Descriptor English: Diuretics, Osmotic
Descriptor Spanish: Diuréticos Osmóticos
Descriptor Portuguese: Diuréticos Osmóticos
Descriptor French: Diurétiques osmotiques
Entry term(s): Diuretic, Osmotic
Osmotic Diuretic
Osmotic Diuretics
Tree number(s): D27.505.696.560.500.453
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004234
Scope note: Compounds that increase urine volume by increasing the amount of osmotically active solute in the urine. Osmotic diuretics also increase the osmolarity of plasma.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74
DeCS ID: 4296
Unique ID: D004234
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Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Diuretics, Osmotic - Preferred
Concept UI M0006626
Scope note Compounds that increase urine volume by increasing the amount of osmotically active solute in the urine. Osmotic diuretics also increase the osmolarity of plasma.
Preferred term Diuretics, Osmotic
Entry term(s) Diuretic, Osmotic
Osmotic Diuretic
Osmotic Diuretics



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