Incontinence ("a want of continence or self-restraint") is often used by philosophers to translate the Greek term Akrasia (ἀκρασία). Often used to refer to a lacking in moderation or self-control, especially related to sexual desire. This concept is also called wantonness. In Dante`s Inferno incontinence manifests itsel
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- involuntary urination or defecation
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The inability to control one's bladder or bowels. Incontinence is a common, temporary postnatal symptom which may be helped by pelvic floor exercises.
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Involuntary leakage of urine or faeces from the body.
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loss of bladder or bowel control; the accidental loss of urine or feces.
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(faecal incontinence, urinary incontinence) Not being able to control passing urine (urinary incontinence) or passing a bowel motion (faecal incontinence).
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inability to hold urine or faeces inside of the body
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Incontinence is when you pass urine (urinal incontinence), or stools or gas (faecal incontinence), because you cannot control your bladder or bowels.
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The loss of ability to control the muscles which control the passing of urine or faeces.
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The inability to retain urine in the bladder for a reasonable length of time.
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The lack of voluntary control over the discharge of faeces or urine.
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Incontinence: Inability to control excretions. Urinary incontinence is inability to keep urine in the bladder. Fecal incontinence is inability to retain feces in the rectum.
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<gastroenterology, urology> The inability to control excretory functions, as defecation (faecal incontinence) or urination (urinary incontinence). ... Origin: L. Incontinentia ... (13 Nov 1997) ...
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(in-kon´tĭ-nәns) inability to control excretory functions. immoderation or excess. adj., incon´tinent., adj.
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• (n.) Alt. of Incontinency
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(L. incontinentia) inability to control excretory functions, as defecation (faecal i.) or urination (urinary i.).
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Type: Term Pronunciation: in-kon′ti-nens Definitions: 1. Inability to prevent the discharge of any of the excretions, especially of urine or feces. 2. Lack of restraint of the appetites, especially sexual. Synonyms: incontinentia
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- involuntary urination or defecation
- indiscipline with regard to sensuous pleasures
Loss of bladder or bowel control that leads to the accidental loss of urine or feces. Stress incontinence is more common in women and causes urine to leak when laughing or coughing. Urge incontinence is caused by urinary muscle spasms that cause an urgency to urinate. Multiple pregnancies, being overweight, and genetic weaknesses in the mucles ca..
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(Gr. akrasia) Moral condition of a person unable to control his bodily desires by rational principles. The incontinent man is distinguished from the licentious in that in the one case there is a conflict between bodily desires and rational choice and in the other case not (Aristotle). -- G.R.M.
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Failure or inability to control evacuation of the bladder or bowel (or both in the case of double incontinence). It may arise as a result of injury, childbirth, disease, or senility
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The inability to control excretory functions.
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Loss of voluntary control over urination or defecation.
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The inability to control the bladder or bowel. This may be a side effect of cancer or of cancer treatment.
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Inability to control the flow of urine from the bladder (urinary incontinence) or the escape of stool from the rectum (fecal incontinence).
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