nocturia

noun
noc·​tu·​ria | \ näk-ˈt(y)u̇r-ē-ə How to pronounce nocturia (audio) \

Medical Definition of nocturia

: urination at night especially when excessive

called also nycturia

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nocturia

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“Nocturia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nocturia. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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