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Accession:MP:0001762 term browser browse the term
Definition:increased volume of urine produced and excreted
Comment:Clinicians sometimes mistakenly label increased urinary frequency as polyuria (increased urine output); Though rarely used, pollakisuria (or pollakiuria) is the correct term for increased frequency of urination.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: diuresis;   increased urine output;   increased urine volume

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Avp arginine vasopressin IAGP RGD PMID:10919858 RGD:2314654 NCBI chr 3:117,793,447...117,805,091
Ensembl chr 3:117,793,457...117,795,425
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G Avpdi arginine vasopressin; diabetes insipidus mutant IAGP RGD PMID:10919858 RGD:2314654
G Col4a5 collagen type IV alpha 5 chain IMP RGD PMID:34675305 RGD:329845598 NCBI chr  X:105,118,762...105,322,699
Ensembl chr  X:105,118,820...105,322,692
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G Col4a5em1Matsu collagen type IV alpha 5 chain; CRISPR/Cas9 induced mutant 1, Matsu IMP RGD PMID:34675305 RGD:329845598
G Ctns cystinosin, lysosomal cystine transporter IMP RGD PMID:35695380 RGD:155630629 NCBI chr10:57,801,551...57,817,213
Ensembl chr10:57,801,456...57,817,120
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G Mc4r melanocortin 4 receptor IMP RGD PMID:24400148 RGD:13825242 NCBI chr18:60,419,832...60,421,719
Ensembl chr18:60,419,832...60,421,719
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G Mc4rm1Hubr melanocortin 4 receptor; ENU induced mutation 1, Hubr IMP RGD PMID:24400148 RGD:13825242

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  mammalian phenotype 5415
    renal/urinary system phenotype 649
      abnormal renal/urinary system physiology 478
        abnormal urination 43
          polyuria 19
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