urination

noun

uri·​na·​tion ˌyər-ə-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce urination (audio)
ˌyu̇r-
: the discharge of urine from the body : the act or process of urinating
The condition, called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), squeezes the urethra, making urination difficult and frequent. Nathan Seppa
And chlamydia, also characterized by burning with urination, is increasingly being screened in other ways. Nancy Beth Jackson

called also micturition

Word History

First Known Use

1599, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of urination was in 1599

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“Urination.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urination. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

Medical Definition

urination

noun

uri·​na·​tion ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce urination (audio)
: the act of urinating

called also micturition

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