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dysuria

[ dis-yoo-ree-uh, dis-yoor-ee-uh ]
/ ˌdɪs yʊˈri ə, dɪsˈyʊər i ə /
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noun Pathology.

difficult or painful urination.

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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

OTHER WORDS FROM dysuria

dys·u·ric, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for dysuria

dysuria
/ (dɪsˈjʊərɪə) /

noun

difficult or painful urination

Derived forms of dysuria

dysuric, adjective

Word Origin for dysuria

C14: via Latin from Greek dusouria, from dys- + -uria
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Medical definitions for dysuria

dysuria
[ dĭs-yurē-ə ]

n.

Difficult or painful urination.

Other words from dysuria

dys•uric (-yurĭk) adj.
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