strangury

noun stran·gu·ry \ ˈstraŋ-gyə-rē , -ˌgyu̇r-ē \

Definition of strangury

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

Origin and Etymology 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


Medical Dictionary

strangury

noun stran·gu·ry \ ˈstraŋ-gyə-rē , -ˌgyu̇r-ē \

medical Definition of strangury

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

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