enuresis

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en·u·re·sis

 (ĕn′yə-rē′sĭs)
n.
The involuntary discharge of urine; urinary incontinence.

[New Latin, from Greek enourein, to urinate in : en-, in; see en-2 + ourein, to urinate.]

en′u·ret′ic (-rĕt′ĭk) adj.

enuresis

(ˌɛnjʊˈriːsɪs)
n
(Pathology) involuntary discharge of urine, esp during sleep
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek en-2 + ourein to urinate, from ouron urine]
enuretic adj, n

en•u•re•sis

(ˌɛn yəˈri sɪs)

n.
lack of control of urination; bed-wetting; urinary incontinence.
[1790–1800; < New Latin < Greek en- en-2 + ourē- (variant s. of oureîn to urinate) + -sis -sis]
en`u•ret′ic (-ˈrɛt ɪk) adj.

enuresis

The medical term for bed-wetting involving the involuntary emission of urine.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enuresis - inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urinationenuresis - inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination
bed-wetting - enuresis during sleep; especially common in children (who usually outgrow it)
incontinence, incontinency - involuntary urination or defecation
overflow incontinence - urinary incontinence that occurs when the bladder is so full that it continually leaks urine; often attributable to a blocked urethra (e.g., due to prostate enlargement) or weak bladder muscles or nerve damage
stress incontinence - urinary incontinence that occurs when involuntary pressure is put on the bladder by coughing or laughing or sneezing or lifting or straining
urge incontinence - urinary incontinence that is generally attributable to involuntary contracts of the bladder muscle resulting in an urgent need to urinate accompanied by a sudden loss of urine; most common in people over 60 years of age
Translations

enuresis

[ˌenjʊəˈriːsɪs] Nenuresis f

enuresis

n (Med spec) → Enurese f

enuresis

[ˌɛnjʊˈriːsɪs] nenuresi f

en·u·re·sis

n. enuresis, incontinencia de orina;
nocturnal ______ nocturna.

enuresis

n enuresis f, (el) orinarse en la cama, (el) mojar la cama