<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 ove...
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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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