retention of urine in the bladder.
(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)
The inability to pass urine.
an’u·ret’ic (-rět’ĭk) adj.
the absence or suppression of urine. Historical Examples During the twenty-four hours following the operation there was anuria. A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4) Various noun (pathol) complete suppression of urine formation, often as the result of a kidney disorder Compare anuresis, oliguria n. 1838, medical Latin, from Greek an-, privative prefix […]
the absence or suppression of urine. noun (pathol) complete suppression of urine formation, often as the result of a kidney disorder Compare anuresis, oliguria n. 1838, medical Latin, from Greek an-, privative prefix (see an- (1)), + ouron “urine” (see urine). anuria a·nu·ri·a (ə-nur’ē-ə, ə-nyur’-) n. The absence of urine formation. a·nu’ric (ə-nur’ĭk, ə-nyur’-) adj.
having no tail. Historical Examples Aglossa, a sub-order of anurous amphibia, the frogs, without a tongue. The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1 Various adjective (zoology) lacking a tail; tailless; acaudate
the opening at the lower end of the alimentary canal, through which the solid refuse of digestion is excreted. a suffix occurring in scientific words of Latin origin: Platanus. a twining herb, Tropaeolum tuberosum, of the nasturtium family, found in the Andes, having edible tubers and large flowers with yellow petals and red spurs. the […]