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instability

 [in-stah-bil´ĭ-te]
lack of constancy; excessive likelihood of change.
detrusor instability the occurrence during bladder filling of contractions that compromise capacity or produce urinary leakage.

in·sta·bil·i·ty

(in'stă-bil'i-tē),
The state of being unstable, or lacking stability.

instability

/in·sta·bil·i·ty/ (-stah-bil´ĭ-te) lack of steadiness or stability.
detrusor instability  involuntary contraction of the detrusor muscle of the bladder caused by nonneurological problems. Cf. detrusor hyperreflexia.

instability

Lacking complete stability. See Hemodynamic instability Orthopedics The inability to maintain a reduced joint. See Functional instability, Mechanical instability, Multidirectional instability, Shoulder instability.

in·sta·bil·i·ty

(in'stă-bil'i-tē)
1. The state of being unstable, or lacking stability.
2. The abnormal tendency of a joint to subluxate or dislocate with normal activities and stresses.
See also: laxity
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