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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.
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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
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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.
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enuresis

The medical term for bed-wetting involving the involuntary emission of urine.
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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
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Translations

enuresis

[ˌenjʊəˈriːsɪs] Nenuresis f
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enuresis

n (Med spec) → Enurese f
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enuresis

[ˌɛnjʊˈriːsɪs] nenuresi f
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en·u·re·sis

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

n enuresis f, (el) orinarse en la cama, (el) mojar la cama
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References in periodicals archive ?
(6) analyzed clinical factors related with enuresis and showed no difference between enuretics and non-enuretics by breastfeeding.
Enuretics who did not use the device were reported the limitations as follows: decreased bedwetting episodes, unable to pay additionally, had negative feedback from neighbours, disturbing noise, child rejection and very frequent breakdown of the device.
Typically, teenage enuretics are withdrawn, suffer from very low selsteem and lack confidence.
There is not one cause that encompasses all enuretics. Bedwetting may be a symptom of another problem.