- urinating in bed, especially habitually and involuntarily; enuresis.
Origin of bedwetting
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- the act or habit of involuntarily urinating in bedTechnical name: enuresis
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Word Origin and History for bed-wetting
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- Involuntary discharge of urine, especially when occurring nocturnally during sleep.nocturnal enuresis
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