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bedwetting

or bed-wet·ting

[ bed-wet-ing ]
/ ˈbɛdˌwɛt ɪŋ /
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noun

urinating in bed, especially habitually and involuntarily; enuresis.

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Origin of bedwetting

1885–90; bed + wet (v.) + -ing1

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British Dictionary definitions for bedwetting

bed-wetting

noun

the act or habit of involuntarily urinating in bedTechnical name: enuresis

Derived forms of bed-wetting

bed-wetter, noun
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Medical definitions for bedwetting

bed-wetting
[ bĕdwĕt′ĭng ]

n.

Involuntary discharge of urine, especially when occurring nocturnally during sleep.nocturnal enuresis
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