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anuresis

[an-yuh-ree-sis] /ˌæn yəˈri sɪs/
noun
1.
retention of urine in the bladder.
Origin of anuresis
1895-1900
1895-1900; an-1 + Greek oúrēsis urination (see ureter, -sis)
Related forms
anuretic
[an-yuh-ret-ik] /ˌæn yəˈrɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for anuresis

anuresis

/ˌænjʊˈriːsɪs/
noun
1.
(pathol) inability to urinate even though urine is formed by the kidneys and retained in the urinary bladder Compare anuria
Word Origin
C20: New Latin, from an- + Greek ouresis urination, from ouron urine
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anuresis in Medicine

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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