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con·ti·nence

 (kŏn′tə-nəns)
n.
1. Voluntary control over urinary and fecal discharge.
2. Self-restraint, especially abstinence from sexual intercourse. See Synonyms at abstinence.

con•ti•nence

(ˈkɒn tn əns)

also con′ti•nen•cy,



n.
1. self-restraint or abstinence in regard to sexual activity.
2. the ability to voluntarily control urinary and fecal discharge.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.continence - the exercise of self constraint in sexual matters
self-denial, self-discipline - the trait of practicing self discipline
2.continence - voluntary control over urinary and fecal discharge
restraint, control - discipline in personal and social activities; "he was a model of polite restraint"; "she never lost control of herself"

continence

noun self-restraint, moderation, self-control, celibacy, abstinence, chastity, temperance, asceticism The most widely used methods of contraception in those days were continence and coitus interruptus.
Quotations
"You command continence; give what you command, and command what you will" [St. Augustine of Hippo Confessions]
Translations
تَلامُس، إحْتِمال حُدوث
zdrženlivost
kontinens
pidättyvyys
megtartóztatás v. visszatartás képessége
sjálfsstjórn
zdržanlivosť
kendini tutma

continence

[ˈkɒntɪnəns] Ncontinencia f

continence

n
(Med) → Kontinenz f (spec), → Fähigkeit fStuhl und/oder Urin zurückzuhalten
(= abstinence)Enthaltsamkeit f

continence

[ˈkɒntɪnəns] n (frm) → continenza

continent2

(ˈkontinənt) adjective
able to control especially the bladder and/or bowel.
ˈcontinence noun

con·ti·nence

n. continencia, control o automoderación en relación con actividades sexuales o físicas.
References in classic literature ?
They prayed: "Endow them with continence and fruitfulness, and vouchsafe that their hearts may rejoice looking upon their sons and daughters.
It was not easy for us to credit the young man's continence, but she asserted it with such earnestness that it helped to console her distressed father, who thought nothing of what had been taken since the jewel that once lost can never be recovered had been left to his daughter.
Do not the best of men and the most devout women there look upon continence as ridiculous?
The home-keeping wit, on the other hand, is that continence or content which finds all the elements of life in its own soil; and which has its own perils of monotony and deterioration, if not stimulated by foreign infusions.
Male continence is thought to be maintained by a combination of factors, including soft tissue, smooth muscle sphincters, and the prostate itself, as well as the striated urethral sphincter muscles and the levator ani or pelvic floor muscles.
Tenders are invited for the hse wishes to establish a national bridging contract with a suitably qualified service provider for the provision of a storage and distribution service for disposable continence products to service user~s residence, healthcare facilities and hse logistics distribution centres nationwide, along with a customer support centre in the republic of ireland.
14,26,27] In an analysis of the prevalence of enuresis according to the age of acquisition of daytime urinary continence, Chiozza et al.
Objective: Objective: In this study, we aimed to evaluate the factors affecting continence in patients who underwent robot-assisted radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer.
Introduction: We sought to investigate the impact of preoperative and postoperative membranous urethral length (MUL) on urinary continence using 3 Tesla (3T) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) after robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP).
This process usually takes 6-12 months,[sup][4] and a satisfactory continence can meet the needs of most patients.
one or more transmitters, each transmitter being associated with one or more subjects being monitored; the one or more transmitters being configured to transmit signals containing continence-related data for the one or more subjects, wherein the continence-related data has been obtained over time from a continence sensor associated with an absorbent article worn by each respective subject; and d.
The present study is done to assess status of fecal continence in postoperative anorectal malformation by correlating clinical evaluation with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) findings and to compare Kelly's score of continence with MRI scoring.