Definition of strangury in English:

strangury

Line breaks: stran|gury
Pronunciation: /ˈstraŋgjʊri
 
/

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
A condition caused by blockage or irritation at the base of the bladder, resulting in severe pain and a strong desire to urinate.
More 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.

Origin

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

Derivatives

strangurious

Pronunciation: /-ˈgjʊərɪəs/
adjective
More 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.

Definition of strangury in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day humoresque
Pronunciation: ˌhjuːməˈrɛsk
noun
a short, lively piece of music