strangury

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

Definition of strangury

plural

stranguries

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 14th century


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strangury

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

Medical Definition of strangury

plural

stranguries

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


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