anuresis

noun
an·​u·​re·​sis | \ ˌan-(y)ə-ˈrē-səs How to pronounce anuresis (audio) \
plural anureses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce anuresis (audio) \

Medical Definition of anuresis

: retention of urine in the urinary bladder : failure or inability to void urine

Other Words from anuresis

anuretic \ -​ˈret-​ik How to pronounce anuresis (audio) \ adjective

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“Anuresis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anuresis. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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