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tenesmus

 [tĕ-nez´mus]
ineffectual and painful straining at stool or urination. adj., adj tenes´mic.

te·nes·mus

(te-nez'mŭs),
A painful spasm of the urogenital diaphragm with an urgent desire to evacuate the bowel or bladder, involuntary straining, and the passage of little fecal matter or urine.
[G. teinesmos, ineffectual effort to defecate, fr. teinō, to stretch]

tenesmus

/te·nes·mus/ (tĕ-nez´mus) straining, especially ineffectual and painful straining at stool or urination.tenes´mic

tenesmus

(tə-nĕz′məs)
n.
A painfully urgent but ineffectual attempt to urinate or defecate.

tenesmus

[tənez′məs]
Etymology: Gk, tendere, to stretch
persistent, ineffectual spasms of the rectum or bladder, accompanied by the desire to empty the bowel or bladder, or ineffectual straining to evacuate the bowel or bladder. Intestinal tenesmus is a common complaint in inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome. tenesmic, adj.

tenesmus

Painful spasm and productionless straining at stool

te·nes·mus

(tĕ-nez'mŭs)
A painful spasm of the anal sphincter with an urgent desire to evacuate the bowel or bladder, involuntary straining, and the passage of little fecal matter or urine.
[G. teinesmos, ineffectual effort to defecate, fr. teinō, to stretch]

tenesmus

A frequently recurring or continuous sense of wishing to empty the bowels. Tenesmus leads to ineffective straining and is a feature of the IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME, HAEMORRHOIDS, ULCERATIVE COLITIS, DYSENTERY, POLYPS in the RECTUM, PROLAPSE of the rectum and sometimes cancer of the rectum.

Tenesmus

Straining to urinate or defecate without being able to do so. Tenesmus is a characteristic feature of bacillary dysentery.
Mentioned in: Dysentery

tenesmus (t·nezˑ·ms),

n a painful and persistent spasm of the bladder or rectum with an urgent desire to empty the bladder or bowel without the formation of feces; associated with irritable bowel syndrome.

tenesmus

ineffectual and painful straining at defecation or in urinating. Called also straining. See also strangury.
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