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bedwetting

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[bed-wet-ing]
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noun
  1. urinating in bed, especially habitually and involuntarily; enuresis.

Origin of bedwetting

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 bedTechnical name: enuresis
Derived Formsbed-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

(bĕdwĕt′ĭng)
n.
  1. Involuntary discharge of urine, especially when occurring nocturnally during sleep.nocturnal enuresis
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