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bedwetting

[bed-wet-ing] /ˈbɛdˌwɛt ɪŋ/
noun
1.
urinating in bed, especially habitually and involuntarily; enuresis.
Also, bed-wetting.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; bed + wet (v.) + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for bed-wetting

bed-wetting

noun
1.
the act or habit of involuntarily urinating in bed Technical name enuresis
Derived Forms
bed-wetter, noun
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Word Origin and History for bed-wetting
n.

1844, from bed (n.) + present participle of wet (v.). Related: Bed-wetter.

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bed-wetting in Medicine

bed-wetting bed-wet·ting (běd'wět'ĭng)
n.
Involuntary discharge of urine, especially when occurring nocturnally during sleep. Also called nocturnal enuresis.

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