micturition

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n micturition the discharge of urine
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Micturition The act of voiding urine; urination; also, a morbidly frequent passing of the urine, in consequence of disease.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n micturition The act of urinating; especially, morbidly frequent and scant urination.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Micturition mik-tū-rish′un the act of passing, or the frequent desire to pass, urine
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. micturire, to desire to make water, v. desid. fr. mingere, mictum, to make water
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. micturīre, -ītum, to pass urine.

Usage

In literature:

Micturition and defecation occur at different times, but menstruation occurs simultaneously.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
It is sometimes annoying to nervous persons because of the frequent micturition it makes necessary.
"Fat and Blood" by S. Weir Mitchell
In micturition he stands, while the Tepehuane sits down.
"Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2)" by Carl Lumholtz
Effects of spinal injuries on the processes of defecation and micturition.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
As the reflex arc is intact there may be involuntary and unconscious micturition whenever the bladder fills.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
The symptoms are a "bearing down" feeling, pain and fatigue in walking, trouble with micturition and defaecation.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 7" by Various
The attitude in micturition is the same for both sexes, namely, squatting.
"The Fijians" by Basil Thomson
Burning in the urethra during and after micturition.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
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