inability to urinate
Syn: ↑anuria
Derivationally related forms: ↑anuretic
Hypernyms: ↑illness, ↑unwellness, ↑malady, ↑sickness

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anuretic /an'yeuh ret"ik/, adj.
/an'yeuh ree"sis/, n.
retention of urine in the bladder.
[1895-1900; AN-1 + Gk oúresis urination (see URETER, -SIS)]

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anuresis /an-ū-rēˈsis/ noun
Failure of the body to secrete urine
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Main Entry:anuria

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  • anuresis — n. 1. 1 inability to urinate. Syn: anuria. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anuresis — Véase anuria. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • anuresis — [an΄yo͞o rē′sis, an′yərē′sis] n. pl. anureses [an΄yo͞o rē′sēz, an΄yə rē′sēz] [ModL < AN 1 + Gr ourēsis, urination < ourein: see URINE] ANURIA anuretic [an΄yo͞oret′ik, an΄yəret′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • anuresis — anuretic /an yeuh ret ik/, adj. /an yeuh ree sis/, n. retention of urine in the bladder. [1895 1900; AN 1 + Gk oúresis urination (see URETER, SIS)] * * * …   Universalium

  • anuresis — noun The inability to urinate …   Wiktionary

  • anuresis — altanuresis o anuria/alt ► femenino PATOLOGÍA Falta de emisión de orina …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • anuresis — an·u·re·sis .an (y)ə rē səs n, pl re·ses .sēz retention of urine in the urinary bladder: failure or inability to void urine an·u·ret·ic ret ik adj * * * an·ure·sis (an″u reґsis) 1. urinary retention. 2. anuria …   Medical dictionary

  • anuresis — an·u·re·sis …   English syllables

  • anuresis — an•u•re•sis [[t]ˌæn yəˈri sɪs[/t]] n. pat retention of urine in the bladder • Etymology: 1895–1900; an I+ Gk oúrēsis urination (see ureter, sis) an u•ret′ic ˈrɛt ɪk adj …   From formal English to slang

  • anuresis — /ænjuˈrisəs/ (say anyooh reesuhs) noun the inability to urinate. Compare anuria. {New Latin, from an an 1 + Greek ourēsis urination} …   Australian English dictionary

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