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nycturia

[nik-too r-ee-uh, -tyoo r-]
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noun
  1. nocturia.
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Origin of nycturia

nocturia

[nok-too r-ee-uh, -tyoo r-]
noun
  1. a condition in which one often wakes up during the night to urinate.
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Also nyc·tu·ria [nik-too r-ee-uh, -tyoo r-] /nɪkˈtʊər i ə, -ˈtyʊər-/.

Origin of nocturia

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Examples from the Web for nycturia

Historical Examples

  • There is no polyuria; nycturia is uncommon, quite the exception.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:

    Louis Marshall Warfield

  • Polyuria with low specific gravity and nycturia are present.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:

    Louis Marshall Warfield

  • There is no puffiness beneath the eyes, no polyuria, and no nycturia as a rule.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:

    Louis Marshall Warfield


British Dictionary definitions for nycturia

nocturia

noun
  1. abnormally excessive urination during the night
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nycturia in Medicine

nocturia

(nŏk-turē-ə)
n.
  1. Urination at night, especially if excessive.
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