underactivity

un·der·ac·tive

 (ŭn′dər-ăk′tĭv)
adj.
Characterized by insufficient or abnormally low activity: an underactive area of the brain.

un′der·ac·tiv′i·ty (-ĭ-tē) n.

underactivity

(ˌʌndərækˈtɪvətɪ)
n
insufficient activity
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Practical functional urology will help urologists, gynecologists, and surgeons to diagnose and treat functional disorders which were previously less understood, including overactive bladder, detrusor underactivity, painful bladder syndrome/interstitial cystitis, prostatitis, stress urinary incontinence, including urinary tract infections, and urethral disorders.
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