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The discharge of urine.  Synonym: urination.

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"Micturition" Quotes from Famous Books

... bladder, and extends even to the thighs. When the deposits are in the bladder, there is a frequent desire to urinate, with a bearing-down, straining pain; also a cutting or scratching sensation in the urethra during micturition. In the male, intense pain is often experienced at the end of the penis. When the urine is voided in a vessel and allowed to settle, a gravelly deposit is seen, generally of a red or a white color, and the particles varying ...
— The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English • R. V. Pierce

... when we bear this in mind we may see whatever truth the evacuation theory possesses. Beaunis classes the sexual impulse with the "needs of activity," but under this head he coordinates it with the "need of urination." That is to say, that both alike are nervous explosions. Micturition, like detumescence, is a convulsive act, and, like detumescence also, it is certainly connected with cerebral processes; thus in epilepsy the passage of urine which may occur (as in a girl described by Gowers with minor attacks during which it was emitted consciously, but involuntarily) ...
— Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 (of 6) • Havelock Ellis

... of the bladder is attended with tumor and pain of the lower part of the belly; with difficult and painful micturition; and tenesmus. It generally is produced by the existence of a large stone in the bladder, when in a great degree; or is produced by common causes, when in ...
— Zoonomia, Vol. II - Or, the Laws of Organic Life • Erasmus Darwin

Words linked to "Micturition" :   making water, peeing, nocturia, excreting, elimination, passing water, urination, micturition reflex, micturate, pissing, wetting, nycturia, lithuresis, leak, piss, excretion, pee, oliguria, evacuation, voiding

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