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What is the definition of diuretic?

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A diuretic is a drug that enables the kidneys to rid the body of excess fluid. It may also be referred to as a "water pill."

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American Heart Association: "Heart Failure."

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Texas Heart Institute.

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Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on October 29, 2017

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American Heart Association: "Heart Failure."

Heart Failure Society of America.

Texas Heart Institute.

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on October 29, 2017

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