Vesical tenesmus
Tenesmus Te*nes"mus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to stretch: cf. L. tenesmos.] (Med.) An urgent and distressing sensation, as if a discharge from the intestines must take place, although none can be effected; -- always referred to the lower extremity of the rectum. [1913 Webster]

{Vesical tenesmus}, a similar sensation as to the evacuation of urine, referred to the region of the bladder. [1913 Webster]


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