micturition

noun
mic·​tu·​ri·​tion | \ ˌmik-chə-ˈri-shən , ˌmik-tə-\

Definition of micturition

: the act or process of micturating : urination As the bladder fills, spinal sensory afferents relay this information to a region in the pons that coordinates micturition.— Susan Iversen et al.

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1686, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of micturition was in 1686

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micturition

noun
mic·​tu·​ri·​tion | \ ˌmik-chə-ˈrish-ən , ˌmik-tə- \

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Other Words from micturition

micturitional \ -​əl \ adjective

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