anuresis

noun

an·​u·​re·​sis ˌan-(y)ə-ˈrē-səs How to pronounce anuresis (audio)
plural anureses -ˌsēz How to pronounce anuresis (audio)
: retention of urine in the urinary bladder : failure or inability to void urine
anuretic adjective

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“Anuresis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anuresis. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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