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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: yur'o-kri'sis


  1. Obsolete term for the critical stage of a disease course accompanied by a copious discharge of urine.
  2. Severe pain in any of the urinary organs or passages occurring in tabes dorsalis.

Synonym(s): urocrisia1

[uro- + G. krisis, crisis]

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