noun[mass noun] Medicine
Painful or difficult urination: the dysuria associated with cystitis
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- Later presentations may have symptoms of dysuria, hematuria, and straining to void that gradually become more prominent with a diminished urinary stream.
- In men, dysuria and its associated symptoms become more prevalent with increasing age.
- The presenting features of carcinosarcomas are also similar to those of conventional bladder tumors: hematuria, dysuria, pollakisuria, and urinary tract infection.
Late Middle English: via late Latin from Greek dusouria, from dus- 'difficult' + ouron 'urine'.
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