Definition of Enuresis

1. Noun. Inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination.




Definition of Enuresis

1. n. An involuntary discharge of urine; incontinence of urine.

Definition of Enuresis

1. Noun. nightly urinary incontinence ¹

2. Noun. bedwetting ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enuresis

1. involuntary urination [n -RESISES or -RESES]

Medical Definition of Enuresis

1. Involuntary discharge of urine after the age at which urinary control should have been achieved, often used alone with specific reference to involuntary discharge of urine occurring during sleep at night (bed wetting, nocturnal enuresis). Origin: Gr. Enourein = to void urine (11 Nov 1997)

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Literary usage of Enuresis

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1891)
"NOCTURNAL enuresis IN MOUTH-BREATHERS. Schmalz was the first observer who showed a ... Although none of these authors cured the enuresis by removing the ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on Disorders of the Sexual Function in the Male and Female by Max Huhner (1916)
"Author's experiments. Treatment by re-education. Different methods of treatment by various authors. Definition.—enuresis is the involuntary evacuation of ..."

3. Pediatrics: The Hygienic and Medical Treatment of Children by Thomas Morgan Rotch (1906)
"enuresis. enuresis (incontinence of urine) is a condition in which there is an ... The causes of enuresis may be organic or functional, the latter in all ..."

4. The Practice of pediatrics by Charles Gilmore Kerley (1918)
"INCONTINENCE OF URINE (enuresis) In enuresis there is an involuntary ... enuresis diurna is the involuntary emptying of the bladder during the waking hours. ..."

5. Practical Organotherapy: The Internal Secretions in General Practice by Henry Robert Harrower (1922)
"By every known method—dietetic hygienic and medicinal. SECTION V. CHAPTER 13 NOCTURNAL enuresis There are, perhaps, a dozen references in ..."

6. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1872)
"Clinic of Treatment of Nocturnal enuresis and Spermatic Incontinence. ... enuresis generally occurs at the periods of infancy and declining years, ..."

7. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1871)
"Being satisfied with the efficacy of this drug in nocturnal enuresis. ... In cases of nocturnal enuresis, the influence of the will on the fibres of the ..."

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