dysuria

[dis-yoo-ree-uh, dis-yoo r-ee-uh]
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noun Pathology.

difficult or painful urination.

Nearby words

  1. dystrophic calcification,
  2. dystrophication,
  3. dystrophin,
  4. dystrophoneurosis,
  5. dystrophy,
  6. dysversion,
  7. dytiscid,
  8. dyula,
  9. dyushambe,
  10. dz

Origin of dysuria

1350–1400; < New Latin < Greek dysouríā. See dys-, ur-1, -ia; replacing earlier dysury, Middle English dissure, dissuria (< Middle French) < Medieval Latin < Greek

Related formsdys·u·ric, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for dysuria

dysuria

noun

difficult or painful urination
Derived Formsdysuric, adjective

Word Origin for dysuria

C14: via Latin from Greek dusouria, from dys- + -uria

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Medicine definitions for dysuria

dysuria

[dĭs-yurē-ə]

n.

Difficult or painful urination.
Related formsdys•uric (-yurĭk) adj.


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