stress incontinence
noun Date: 1935 involuntary leakage of urine from the bladder accompanying physical activity (as laughing or coughing) which places increased pressure on the abdomen — compare urge incontinence

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  • stress incontinence — n involuntary leakage of urine from the bladder accompanying physical activity (as in laughing, coughing, sneezing, or physical exercise) which places increased pressure on the abdomen compare urge incontinence * * * urinary incontinence due to… …   Medical dictionary

  • stress incontinence — /ˈstrɛs ɪnkɒntənəns/ (say stres inkontuhnuhns) noun a type of urinary incontinence involving the involuntary leakage of small amounts of urine brought on by sudden exertion such as coughing or sneezing, or strong physical movements as in sport,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • stress incontinence — noun urinary incontinence that occurs when involuntary pressure is put on the bladder by coughing or laughing or sneezing or lifting or straining • Hypernyms: ↑enuresis, ↑urinary incontinence …   Useful english dictionary

  • stress incontinence — see incontinence …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Incontinence — is used in Medicine and Philosophy.MedicineIncontinence is the lack of voluntary control of excretory functions; the term is a contraction of a complete expression, such as incontinence of urine or incontinence of feces . Incontinence mostly… …   Wikipedia

  • 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. * * * 1. Inability to prevent the discharge of any of the excretions, especially of… …   Medical dictionary

  • incontinence — n. 1) (urinary incontinence) the inappropriate involuntary passage of urine, resulting in wetting. Stress incontinence is the loss of urine on exertion (e.g. coughing and straining). It is common in women in whom the muscles of the pelvic floor… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • incontinence — in·con·ti·nence (ĭn kŏnʹtə nəns) n. The quality or state of being incontinent. * * * Inability to control excretion. Starting and stopping urination relies on normal function in pelvic and abdominal muscles, diaphragm, and control nerves. Babies… …   Universalium

  • Incontinence urinaire — Classification internationale des maladies CIM 10 : R32 L incontinence urinaire se définit par une perte accidentelle ou involontaire d urine par l’urètre. Cette affection touche aussi bien les hommes que les femmes, et l’origine est souvent… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • incontinence — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ faecal/fecal, urinary (both medical) ▪ stress, urge (both medical) VERB + INCONTINENCE ▪ suffer from …   Collocations dictionary

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