Bedwetting
Involuntary urination in bed. Called “enuresis,” from the Greek “enourin” meaning

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n.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Bedwetting — ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 003144 eMedicineSubj = ped eMedicineTopic = 689 MeshID = D053206Bedwetting is involuntary urination while asleep after the age at which bladder control would normally be anticipated. The medical term for this condition …   Wikipedia

  • bedwetting — n. involuntary urination during the night. * * * /bed wet ing/, n. urinating in bed, esp. habitually and involuntarily; enuresis. Also, bed wetting. [1885 90; BED + WET (v.) + ING1] * * * bedwetting UK [ˈbedˌwetɪŋ] US noun [uncountable] the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bedwetting — [[t]be̱dwetɪŋ[/t]] also bed wetting N UNCOUNT Bedwetting means urinating in bed, usually by small children …   English dictionary

  • bedwetting — /bed wet ing/, n. urinating in bed, esp. habitually and involuntarily; enuresis. Also, bed wetting. [1885 90; BED + WET (v.) + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • bedwetting — noun Involuntary urination while asleep Syn: enuresis, sleepwetting …   Wiktionary

  • bedwetting — bed|wet|ting [ bed,wetıŋ ] noun uncount the problem of URINATING during sleep …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bedwetting — n.; see enuresis …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • bedwetting — UK [ˈbedˌwetɪŋ] / US noun [uncountable] the problem of urinating during sleep …   English dictionary

  • bedwetting — bed′wet ting or bed′ wet ting, n. urinating in bed during sleep, esp. habitually; enuresis • Etymology: 1885–90 bed′wet ter, n …   From formal English to slang

  • bedwetting — /ˈbɛdwɛtɪŋ/ (say bedweting) noun → enuresis. Also, bed wetting, bed wetting. –bedwetter, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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