strangury

strangury

[strang-gyuh-ree]
noun Pathology.
painful urination in which the urine is emitted drop by drop owing to muscle spasms of the urethra or urinary bladder.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin strangūria < Greek strangouríā, equivalent to strang(ós) flowing drop by drop + oûr(on) urine + -ia -y3

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strangury (ˈstræŋɡjʊrɪ)
 
n
pathol painful excretion of urine, drop by drop, caused by muscular spasms of the urinary tract
 
[C14: from Latin strangūria, from Greek, from stranx a drop squeezed out + ouron urine]

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strangury stran·gu·ry (strāng'gyə-rē)
n.
Slow, painful urination, in which the urine is passed drop by drop.

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