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Which term describes excessive urination?
Last Updated: 6th March, 2020
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Similarly, you may ask, which term means excessive urination?
Excessive urination volume (or polyuria) occurs when you urinate more than normal. Urine volume is considered excessive if it equals more than 2.5 liters per day. In this case, it is called nocturnal polyuria (or nocturia).
Also, what is the term that describes the presence of kidney stones? Urine drains from the kidney through a narrow tube called the ureter into the bladder. Urolithiasis is the term that refers to the presence of stones in the urinary tract, while nephrolithiasis (nephro = kidney + lithiasis = stone) refers to kidney stones and ureterolithiasis refers to stones lodged in the ureter.
Similarly, which term describes excessive urination during the night?
Frequent and excessive urination during the night. Urinary incontinence during sleep; also known as bed-wetting.
What is the term used to describe the inability to control urine excretion?
Urinary Incontinence. Incontinence – sometimes called "urinary incontinence" – is the inability to hold urine in the bladder. The bladder, located in the pelvis, is a balloon-shaped organ that stores urine made by the kidneys.