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intr.v. u·ri·nat·ed, u·ri·nat·ing, u·ri·nates
To excrete urine.

[Medieval Latin ūrīnāre, ūrīnāt-, from Latin ūrīna, urine; see urine.]

u′ri·na′tion n.
u′ri·na′tive adj.
u′ri·na′tor n.


the process of expelling fluids from the body in the urine.
See also: Bodily Functions
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.urination - the discharge of urineurination - the discharge of urine    
excreting, excretion, voiding, elimination, evacuation - the bodily process of discharging waste matter
making water, passing water, wetting, leak - a euphemism for urination; "he had to take a leak"
lithuresis - passing small stones with the urine
nocturia, nycturia - excessive urination at night; especially common in older men
oliguria - production of an abnormally small amount of urine
peeing, pissing, pee, piss - informal terms for urination; "he took a pee"


n. orina, acto de emisión de la orina;
frequent ___orinar con frecuencia, micción frecuente
Mex. A. pop. meadera;
difficult ___orinar con dificultad, micción dificil;
painful ___orinar con dolor, micción dolorosa.
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Prevalence of urological diseases such as kidney stone can lead to painful urination, fever due to the infection in the urinary tract, vomiting and constant need to urinate.
"In most cases, if a young or middle-aged woman develops painful urination, it's safe to take pain meds and observe carefully," Finucane said.
Clinical symptoms include painful urination, suprapubic tenderness, dysuria, frequency, urgency, and back pain (Bader, Loeb, & Brooks, 2017).
"Painful urination, also known as dysuria, would cause urinary retention, abdominal pain and in some cases, vomiting," Dr.
"UTI symptoms include painful urination and urinary urgency and frequency, as well as blood in the urine," explains Tirsit Asfaw, MD, an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Weill Cornell Medicine.
But it has a minimal risk of infection and painful urination. Recovery time: You'll be sore for a few weeks--and advised to refrain from sexual intercourse.
The most common short-term side effects of EBRT can include increased urinary frequency and urgency, weaker urine stream, and painful urination. These side effects, when experienced, usually resolve within a few weeks after treatment.
Warning signs include: frequent, bloody or painful urination, erectile dysfunction and lower back pain.
Although urethral caruncles do not usually result in complaints other than cosmetic distress, they sometimes lead to bleeding observed as blood stains on underwear, painful urination with an intermittent split stream, and acute urinary retention (13).
class="MsoNormalWITHDRAWAL class="MsoNormalApart from the severe headache mentioned by the board, the drugs are also known to cause hearing loss, kidney problems, little or painful urination, weak or shallow breathing, severe stomach pain and diarrhoea.
'Kidney abnormalities may cause blood in the urine and painful urination. Liver injury tends to be mild and usually heals completely.'