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n. pl. stran·gu·ries
A condition marked by slow, painful urination, caused by muscular spasms of the urethra and bladder.
[Middle English, from Latin strangūria, from Greek strangouriā : stranx, strang-, drop, trickle + -ouriā, -uria.]
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(Pathology) pathol painful excretion of urine, drop by drop, caused by muscular spasms of the urinary tract
[C14: from Latin strangūria, from Greek, from stranx a drop squeezed out + ouron urine]
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stran•gu•ry(ˈstræŋ gyə ri)
painful urination in which the urine is emitted drop by drop.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin strangūria < Greek strangouríā=strang(ós) flowing drop by drop + oûr(on) urine + -ia -y3]
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Obstruction of the flow through a vessel caused by outside pressure, especially through the intestine at the point of a hernia.
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