Meaning of dysuria in English:


Pronunciation /dɪsˈjʊərɪə/


mass nounMedicine
  • Painful or difficult urination.

    ‘the dysuria associated with cystitis’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Cultures are not essential in selected young women when clear-cut signs and symptoms of acute dysuria indicate a high probability of uncomplicated cystitis.’
    • ‘She had no nausea, and no dysuria or increased urinary frequency.’


Late Middle English via late Latin from Greek dusouria, from dus- ‘difficult’ + ouron ‘urine’.