Definition of Micturition

1. Noun. The discharge of urine.




Definition of Micturition

1. n. The act of voiding urine; also, a morbidly frequent passing of the urine, in consequence of disease.

Definition of Micturition

1. Noun. (physiology) urination ¹

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Definition of Micturition

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Medical Definition of Micturition

1. The passage of urine, urination. Origin: L. Micturire = to urinate This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Literary usage of Micturition

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1. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1899)
"These facts can only be interpreted on the view that there exists in the lower spinal cord (of the dog) what we may speak of as a micturition centre capable ..."

2. A Textbook of Physiology by Michael Foster (1889)
"Involuntary micturition obviously of reflex nature has frequently been observed in cases of paralysis from disease of or injury to the spinal cord; ..."

3. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1878)
"Great smarting along the urethra on commencing micturition,1". ... micturition and Urine. Very frequent urging to urinate, with burning along the urethra, ..."

4. Homœopathic therapeutics by Samuel Lilienthal (1879)
"Difficult micturition, with spasmodic stricture or a tendency to ... Cutting pressing from tUe kidneys before micturition ; anxious pressure in the bladder, ..."

5. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1857)
"[Among the causes of frequent micturition is renal calculus. ... Frequent micturition, with small quantities of pus in the urine, loin pain, and lassitude, ..."

6. The Pathology, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of women: Including the by Graily Hewitt (1874)
"Frequency of micturition can hardly, then, be considered as characteristic of the presence of ... Frequent micturition is often an early sign of pregnancy. ..."

7. Medical Gynecology by Samuel Wyllis Bandler (1908)
"FREQUENCY OF micturition; DYSURIA Among the annoyances from which women suffer ... The diagnosis of the cause of frequent micturition and dysuria is made by ..."

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