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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.
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[ˌenjʊˈretɪk] ADJenurético
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[ˌɛnjəˈrɛtɪk] adjenuretico/a
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Bakwin showed that the incidence of enuresis was 15% in children from non-enuretic parents, while 44% and 77% of children were enuretic when enuresis was present in one and both parents, respectively (11).
In our study, most of the enuretic children were 6-8 years old.
The resulting [chi square] (n = 221) = 687.72 was statistically significant at the p [less than or equal to] .05 level, indicating that the proportion of enuretic serial killers in our sample was found to be significantly higher than that of the general population (18.5% vs.
Comparison of long-term efficacy of desmopressin lyophilisate and enuretic alarm for monosymptomatic enuresis and assessment of predictive factors for success: a randomized prospective trial.
Gouraud et al., "Low-calcium diet in hypercalciuric enuretic children restores AQP2 excretion and improves clinical symptoms," American Journal of Physiology--Renal Physiology, vol.
Enuretic children had higher scores in externalizing (p<0.001), internalizing (p=0.001) and total problem (p<0.001) scales.
[2] Although bed-wetting does not cause any physical harm to the child, it is a cause of great psychological distress to the family and to the enuretic child.
Enuretic children 8 to 9 years of age are less likely to have lower self-esteem than older children, ages 10 to 12 years (SOR: B, case-control study).
The Rorschach and the body: The study of self-esteem in enuretic children through the Rorschach method.