strangury


stran·gu·ry

noun \ˈstraŋ-gyə-rē, -ˌgyr-ē\
plural stran·gu·ries

Definition of STRANGURY

:  a slow and painful spasmodic discharge of urine drop by drop

Origin of STRANGURY

Middle English, from Anglo-French strangerie, from Latin stranguria, from Greek strangouria, from strang-, stranx drop squeezed out + ourein to urinate, from ouron urine — more at strain, urine
First Known Use: 14th century

stran·gu·ry

noun \ˈstraŋ-gyə-rē, -ˌgyr-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural stran·gu·ries

Medical Definition of STRANGURY

: a slow and painful discharge of urine drop by drop produced by spasmodic muscular contraction of the urethra and bladder

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: stranner
Previous Word in the Dictionary: strangulation
All Words Near: strangury

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up strangury? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).