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micturate

Syllabification: mic·tu·rate
Pronunciation: /ˈmikCHəˌrāt
 
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Definition of micturate in English:

verb

[no object] formal
Urinate.
Example sentences
  • On the first day after operation he fully recovered from the general anaesthetic and could micturate voluntarily.
  • But she could hardly fail to see the point when McDonald expressed his discomfort at passing miscreants micturating in his minimalist letter box.
  • What's more, I knew for a fact he was not shy about micturating in public - a product, no doubt, of his European upbringing.

Origin

mid 19th century: back-formation from micturition, from Latin micturit- 'urinated', from the verb micturire.

Derivatives

micturition

1
Pronunciation: /ˌmikCHəˈriSHən/
noun
Example sentences
  • Prior awareness of syncopal events or syncope in association with micturition, defecation, painful stimuli, or the sight of blood suggests a reflex-mediated mechanism.
  • The efficacy of the medications was evaluated using urinary diaries documenting frequency of micturition, episodes of urge incontinence and total incontinence episodes.
  • Ultrasonography has specific advantages over intravenous urography in the assessment of the lower urinary tract, including a measure of volume after micturition and size and projection of the prostate.

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