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strangury Syllabification: stran·gu·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈstraNGɡyərē/

Definition of strangury in English:


A condition caused by blockage or irritation at the base of the bladder, resulting in severe pain and a strong desire to urinate.
Example sentences
  • This product is used to treat heat strangury due to down rushing of damp heat, heat combining in bladder.
  • It mainly treats syphilitic strangury and turbidity, diarrhea, foot qi, welling abscesses, and swollen sores.
  • When non-toxic doses have produced strangury it may be relieved by opium and camphor, and large draughts of water.


Pronunciation: /-ˈɡyo͝orēəs/
Example sentences
  • The main symptom of strangurious conditions is urinary irritation.
  • It is used for liver channel damp heat pouring downward with painful, rough, strangurious urination.


Late Middle English: via Latin from Greek strangouria, from stranx, strang- 'drop squeezed out' + ouron 'urine'.

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