mic·tu·rate (mĭkchə-rāt′, mĭktə-)
intr.v. mic·tu·rat·ed, mic·tu·rat·ing, mic·tu·rates
[From Latin micturīre, to want to urinate, desiderative of meiere, to urinate; see meigh- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
mic′tu·rition (-rĭshən) n.
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