[en-yuh-ree-sis] /ˌɛn yəˈri sɪs/
lack of control of urination, especially during sleep; bed-wetting; urinary incontinence.
involuntary discharge of urine, esp during sleep
1800, medical Latin, from Greek enourein “to urinate in,” from en “in” (see en- (2)) + ourein “to urinate,” from ouron (see urine).
enuresis en·u·re·sis (ěn’yə-rē’sĭs)
The uncontrolled or involuntary discharge of urine.
[verb en-vel-uh p; noun en-vel-uh p, en-vuh-luh p, ahn-] /verb ɛnˈvɛl əp; noun ɛnˈvɛl əp, ˈɛn və ləp, ˈɑn-/ verb (used with object), enveloped, enveloping. 1. to wrap up in or as in a covering: The long cloak she was wearing enveloped her completely. 2. to serve as a wrapping or covering for, as a […]
[en-vuh-lohp, ahn-] /ˈɛn vəˌloʊp, ˈɑn-/ noun 1. a flat paper container, as for a letter or thin package, usually having a gummed flap or other means of closure. 2. something that envelops; a wrapper, integument, or surrounding cover. 3. Biology. a surrounding or enclosing structure, as a corolla or an outer membrane. 4. Geometry. a […]
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[en-vel-uh p-muh nt] /ɛnˈvɛl əp mənt/ noun 1. an act of . 2. the state of being . 3. a wrapping or covering. 4. Military. an attack on an enemy’s flank. n. 1763, from envelop (v.) + -ment.