Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.


Painful or difficult urination.

[Middle English dissure, dissuria, from Old French dissure, from Medieval Latin dissuria, from Late Latin dysūria, from Greek dusouriā : dus-, dys- + -ouriā, -uria.]

dys·u′ric (-yo͝or′ĭk) adj.
References in periodicals archive ?
7 intercourse Menstrual disorders - - Dysuric phenomena 4 27.
Pyridium (phenazopyridine hydrochloride), marketed in 1914 as a treatment for urinary tract infections (UTIs), is currently indicated as a urinary analgesic to relieve dysuric symptoms associated with UTIs, trauma, or surgery.