incontinence


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Related to incontinence: Bowel incontinence, Faecal incontinence

in·con·ti·nence

 (ĭn-kŏn′tə-nəns)
n.
The quality or state of being incontinent.

incontinence

Condition resulting from various causes, including injury or old age, in which urination cannot be voluntarily controlled. It may be temporary or permanent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.incontinence - involuntary urination or defecation
excreting, excretion, voiding, elimination, evacuation - the bodily process of discharging waste matter
enuresis, urinary incontinence - inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination
2.incontinence - indiscipline with regard to sensuous pleasures
indiscipline, undiscipline - the trait of lacking discipline
rakishness - the quality of a rake

incontinence

noun
A complete surrender of inhibitions:
Translations
inkontinens
karkailu
incontinentie

incontinence

[ɪnˈkɒntɪnəns] Nincontinencia f

incontinence

[ɪnˈkɒntɪnəns] nincontinence f

incontinence

n (Med) → Inkontinenz f; (of desires)Zügellosigkeit f, → Hemmungslosigkeit f

incontinence

:
incontinence pad
nEinlage ffür Inkontinente
incontinence sheet
nUnterlage ffür Inkontinente

incontinence

[ɪnˈkɒntɪnəns] n (Med) → incontinenza

in·con·ti·nence

n. incontinencia, emisión involuntaria, inhabilidad de controlar la orina o las heces fecales;
bowel ______ intestinal;
fecal ______ fecal;
overflow ______ por rebozamiento;
reflex ______ de reflejo;
urinary ______ urinaria;
urinary stress ______ urinaria de esfuerzo.

incontinence

n incontinencia; fecal — incontinencia fecal, incapacidad f para retener las heces; overflow — incontinencia por rebosamiento; stress — incontinencia de esfuerzo; urge — incontinencia de urgencia; urinary — incontinencia urinaria, incapacidad f para retener la orina
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He told his sister, if she pleased, the new-born infant should be bred up together with little Tommy; to which she consented, though with some little reluctance: for she had truly a great complacence for her brother; and hence she had always behaved towards the foundling with rather more kindness than ladies of rigid virtue can sometimes bring themselves to show to these children, who, however innocent, may be truly called the living monuments of incontinence.
Sancho had not thought it worth while to hobble Rocinante, feeling sure, from what he knew of his staidness and freedom from incontinence, that all the mares in the Cordova pastures would not lead him into an impropriety.
D'Artagnan suggested that he should send word to his wife, so that she might not be anxious about him, but Planchet replied with much sagacity that he was very sure his wife would not die of anxiety through not knowing where he was, while he, Planchet, remembering her incontinence of tongue, would die of anxiety if she did know.
"I can't think what that strange person's come about," the butler added, from mere incontinence of remark, as he preceded Adam to the door, "he's gone i' the dining-room.
Then the orator sketched for our benefit some terrible instances of such incontinence, and concluded by informing us that for some time past he had been mending his own ways, and conducting himself in exemplary fashion, for the reason that he had perceived the justice of his son's precepts, and had laid them to heart so well that he, the father, had really changed for the better: in proof whereof, he now begged to present to the said son some books for which he had long been setting aside his savings.
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Using survey data from 96,480 participants in the Nurses' Health Study, these researchers determined the risk factor for prevalence of urinary, fecal, and dual incontinence. The participants in this study are nurses who have provided personal health data since 1976.
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In this population, impaired mobility is associated with urge but not stress incontinence, according to an observational, cross-sectional study from France.
Incontinence is the inability to control urination.