nocturia

[ nok-too r-ee-uh, -tyoo r- ]
/ nɒkˈtʊər i ə, -ˈtyʊər- /

noun

a condition in which one often wakes up during the night to urinate.

Nearby words

  1. noctilucent,
  2. noctis,
  3. noctograph,
  4. noctuid,
  5. noctule,
  6. nocturn,
  7. nocturnal,
  8. nocturnal arc,
  9. nocturnal emission,
  10. nocturnal enuresis

Also nyc·tu·ria [nik-too r-ee-uh, -tyoo r-] /nɪkˈtʊər i ə, -ˈtyʊər-/.

Origin of nocturia


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British Dictionary definitions for nocturia

nocturia

/ (nɒktˈjʊərɪə) /

noun

abnormally excessive urination during the night
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Medicine definitions for nocturia

nocturia

[ nŏk-turē-ə ]

n.

Urination at night, especially if excessive.

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