Definitions for urinary retention

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  1. urinary retention(noun)

    holding urine in the urinary bladder

    "he has a problem with urinary retention"

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  1. Urinary retention

    Urinary retention, also known as ischuria, is a lack of ability to urinate. It is a common complication of benign prostatic hyperplasia, though it can also be caused by: ⁕Nerve dysfunction ⁕Tethered spinal cord syndrome ⁕Constipation ⁕Infection ⁕Medications. Diagnosis and treatment may require a catheter or prostatic stent.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Urinary Retention

    Inability to empty the URINARY BLADDER with voiding (URINATION).

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