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[strang-gyuh-ree] /ˈstræŋ gyə ri/
noun, Pathology.
painful urination in which the urine is emitted drop by drop owing to muscle spasms of the urethra or urinary bladder.
Origin of strangury
1350-1400; Middle English < Latin strangūria < Greek strangouríā, equivalent to strang(ós) flowing drop by drop + oûr(on) urine + -ia -y3 Unabridged
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(pathol) painful excretion of urine, drop by drop, caused by muscular spasms of the urinary tract
Word Origin
C14: from Latin strangūria, from Greek, from stranx a drop squeezed out + ouron urine
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strangury in Medicine

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

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