Definition of Nycturia

1. Noun. Excessive urination at night; especially common in older men.

Exact synonyms: Nocturia
Generic synonyms: Micturition, Urination

Medical Definition of Nycturia

1. The excessive urination at night. Origin: L. Nox = night, Gr. Ouron = urine This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nycturia

nycthemeron
nycthemerons
nyctibune
nyctinastic
nyctinastism
nyctinasty
nyctitropic
nyctitropism
nycto-
nyctohemeral
nyctophile
nyctophiles
nyctophilia
nyctophobia
nyctophobic
nycturia (current term)
nye
nyed
nyem
nyems
nyentek
nyerereite
nyerereites
nyes
nyet
nying
nyjer
nylgau
nylgaus
nylghai

Literary usage of Nycturia

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1. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Lewellys Franklin Barker, Milton Howard Fussell, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"(d) Nocturia or nycturia Frequent urination during the night is very common, in. renal disease, and is often the first sign noticed by the patient. ..."

2. The Clinical Diagnosis of Internal Diseases by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1916)
"(d) Nocturia or nycturia Frequent urination during the night is very common in renal disease, and is often the first sign noticed by the patient. ..."

3. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1903)
"Pehu made a large number of observations to try and ascertain the mode of production of nycturia. He found that the condition was not dependent on diet and ..."

4. Therapeutic Gazette (1917)
"The night urine in nephritis: nycturia has long been recognized as a valuable sign ... Besides nycturia, the night urine shows low specific gravity and low ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"... followed by enlargement of breasts and rapid gain in weight of forty-two pounds; nycturia; facies and figure of hypopituitarism; convergent strabismus; ..."

6. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1922)
"Frequency and nycturia. Frequency is one of the first symptoms to appear in cancer of ... Frequency and nycturia were present in 96 per cent and 95 per cent ..."

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