Tag Archives: Urine

Which spelling is correct- micturation or micturition?

Answer: micturition is correct

Micturition means the act of passing urine.

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What is the normal volume of urine passed by adults per day?

In normal health condition on average an adult produces about 1-2 litres of urine per day.

What is the meaning of the word ‘polyuria’?

Polyuria is passing of excessive volume of urine.

Generally when the amount of urine passed is more than 2.5-3 litres per day in an adult, it’s called polyuria.

Polyuria is classically seen in diseases like diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus.