anuresis

anuresis

[an-yuh-ree-sis]
noun
retention of urine in the bladder.

Origin:
1895–1900; an-1 + Greek oúrēsis urination (see ureter, -sis)

anuretic [an-yuh-ret-ik] , adjective
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anuresis (ˌænjʊˈriːsɪs)
 
n
pathol Compare anuria inability to urinate even though urine is formed by the kidneys and retained in the urinary bladder
 
[C20: New Latin, from an- + Greek ouresis urination, from ouron urine]

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anuresis an·u·re·sis (ān'yə-rē'sĭs)
n.
The inability to pass urine.


an'u·ret'ic (-rět'ĭk) adj.
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