urinary retention

(redirected from Obstruction of urine)
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Noun1.urinary retention - holding urine in the urinary bladderurinary retention - holding urine in the urinary bladder; "he has a problem with urinary retention"
retention, retentiveness, retentivity - the power of retaining liquid; "moisture retentivity of soil"
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In the former condition, a physical blockage causes obstruction of urine flow, commonly caused by benign prostatic hypertrophy, urogenital cancers, severe genitourinary prolapses, and fecalomas.