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  • noun medicine A frequent need to arise during the night in order to urinate.

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  • noun excessive urination at night; especially common in older men

Etymologies

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From Latin nox ("night"), and -uria.

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  • It's common to many a prelate;

    Their age and their gender compel it.

    This rampant nocturia

    Afflicts the whole curia,

    As Vatican leakers will tell it.

    December 19, 2016