Definition of enuresis noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌenjʊəˈriːsɪs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌenjʊˈriːsɪs//
[uncountable] (medical)
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urination (= letting waste liquid flow from the body) that is not under somebody’s control, especially in the case of a child who is asleep Word Originearly 19th cent.: modern Latin, from Greek enourein ‘urinate in’, from en- ‘in’ + ouron ‘urine’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: enuresis