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Noun1.continency - the exercise of self constraint in sexual matters
self-denial, self-discipline - the trait of practicing self discipline
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14) Similar to mucosectomy and coloplasty, the colectomy involves retaining part of rectum to preserve continency that could effect on post-surgery quality of life.
Retrograde is still in the beginning stages, but very soon strategic distribution hubs will be a flurry of activity while Afghan logisticians take on the responsibility of sustaining ANA continency operations across their nation.
1) Richard Rorty, Continency, Irony, and Solidarity (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989), p.