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Dysuria \Dys*u"ri*a\, Dysury \Dys"u*ry\, n. [L. dysuria, Gr. ?; dys- + ? urine: cf. F. dysurie.] (Med.) Difficult or painful discharge of urine.


n. (context pathology English) difficult or painful discharge of urine


n. painful or difficult urination


In medicine, specifically urology, dysuria refers to painful urination. Difficult urination is also sometimes, but rarely, described as dysuria.

It is one of a constellation of irritative bladder symptoms, which includes haematuria AND urinary frequency.

Usage examples of "dysuria".

At the third month of pregnancy a hard extrauterine tumor was found, which was gradually increasing in size and extending to the left side of the hypogastrium, the associate symptoms of pregnancy, sense of pressure, pain, tormina, and dysuria, being unusually severe.

A case of dysuria in which the patient discharged urine from the stomach was reported early in this century from Germany.

Feeble, quick, and irregular pulse, dysuria with scanty, albuminous or bloody urine or total suppression.