Tenesmus

Definition of Tenesmus

Te`nes´mus
n.1.(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.
Vesical tenesmus
a similar sensation as to the evacuation of urine, referred to the region of the bladder.

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cramp, muscle spasm, spasm
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