incontinent


1in·con·ti·nent

adjective \(ˌ)in-ˈkän-tə-nənt\

medical : not having control of your bladder or bowels

Full Definition of INCONTINENT

:  not continent: as
a (1) :  lacking self-restraint
(2) :  not being under control
b :  unable to retain urine or feces voluntarily

Examples of INCONTINENT

  1. special products for incontinent patients

Origin of INCONTINENT

Middle English, from Anglo-French or Latin; Anglo-French, from Latin incontinent-, incontinens, from in- + continent-, continens continent
First Known Use: 14th century

2incontinent

adverb

Definition of INCONTINENT

Origin of INCONTINENT

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin in continenti
First Known Use: 15th century

in·con·ti·nent

adjective \(ˈ)in-ˈkänt-ən-ənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INCONTINENT

: not continent; especially : unable to retain a bodily discharge (as urine) voluntarily

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