incontinence

incontinence is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(in-kont′ĭn-ĕns )

[L. incontinentia, inability to retain]

1. Loss of self-control, esp. of urine, feces, or semen.
2. Loss of neurological or psychological control, e.g., of habits, speech, or of the appetites for food or sex.

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