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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.]


(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]


(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]


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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Its use has been advocated in urinary discharge, strangury, leukoderma, anaemia, hyperhidrosis, asthma and tumours.
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When he details what his remarkable potion can cure, the diseases replicate the lists we find in Pliny or in the theriophilic literature that details human susceptibility to illness: "the mal caduco, cramps, convulsions, paralyses, epilepsies, tremor cordia, retired nerves, ill vapours of the spleen, stoppings of the liver, the stone, the strangury, hernia ventosa, illiaca passio" (II.
Another study using a herbal formula that included Serenoa and Urtica reported a significant benefit, with special reference to an improvement of pain, urgency, strangury and nocturia (night urination).
My continual sufferings from strangury and dysentery are so great that nothing could augment them; but over and against them all I set gladness of mind at the remembrance of our past conversations.