emiction

emiction
  n. urination; urine.
   ♦ emictory, n. & a. (drug) promoting urination.

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  • Emiction — E*mic tion, n. [L. e out + mingere, mictum, to make water.] 1. The voiding of urine. [1913 Webster] 2. What is voided by the urinary passages; urine. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • emiction — /i mik sheuhn/, n. urination. [1660 70; < LL emict(us) (ptp. of emingere to make water) (equiv. to e E + mig urinate (c. OE migan, ON miga) + tus ptp. suffix) + ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • emiction — Rarely used term for urination …   Medical dictionary

  • emiction — /i mik sheuhn/, n. urination. [1660 70; < LL emict(us) (ptp. of emingere to make water) (equiv. to e E + mig urinate (c. OE migan, ON miga) + tus ptp. suffix) + ION] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Urination — Manneken Pis, bronze sculpture in Brussels, Belgium Urination, also known as micturition, voiding, peeing, weeing, pissing, and more rarely, emiction, is the ejection of urine from the urinary bladder through the urethra to the outside of the… …   Wikipedia

  • emictory — emicˈtory adjective Promoting the flow of urine • • • Main Entry: ↑emiction * * * emictory, a. and n. Med. (ɪˈmɪktərɪ) [f. as prec.: see ory.] A. adj. That has diuretic properties. B …   Useful english dictionary

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