Anuresis



retention of urine in the bladder.
noun
(pathol) inability to urinate even though urine is formed by the kidneys and retained in the urinary bladder Compare anuria

anuresis an·u·re·sis (ān’yə-rē’sĭs)
n.
The inability to pass urine.
an’u·ret’ic (-rět’ĭk) adj.

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