dysuria

noun dys·uria \ dis-ˈyu̇r-ē-ə , dish- \

Definition of dysuria

:difficult or painful discharge of urine — compare strangury

Origin and Etymology of dysuria

New Latin, from Greek dysouria, from dys- + -ouria -uria


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dysuria

noun dys·uria \ dish-ˈ(y)u̇r-ē-ə , dis-ˈyu̇r- \

medical Definition of dysuria

:difficult or painful discharge of urine

dysuric

play \-ˈ(y)u̇r-ik\ adjective

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