(medicine) The inability of any of the physical organs to restrain discharges of their contents; involuntary discharge or evacuation (of urine or feces).
Origin of incontinence
From Old French incontinence, from Latinincontinentia.
Incontinence Sentence Examples
The nocturnal enuresis or urinary incontinence of children and of adults is frequently relieved by this drug.
(1048-1054) the pope suddenly came forward as the active and indefatigable champion of reform; simony and incontinence of the clergy were attacked by the one most qualified to purify the Church of them.
It's necessary to outline any special needs upfront and address the level of care required for issues such as diets, social behavior, mobility assistance, incontinence, night assistance, and personal care.
In dealing with continence and incontinence, the same doubts and solutions occur as in the Nicomachean Ethics (Book vii.
suppositoryl both the constipation and the incontinence can be managed by giving suppositories two or three times a week.