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Definition of Tenesmus

Tenesmus: Straining to defecate or urinate. Tenesmus refers especially to ineffectual and painful straining for an extended time. Straining to defecate is called rectal tenesmus; straining to urinate is called vesical tenesmus.

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Pancreatitis is inflammation of an organ in the abdomen called the pancreas. See Answer
Reviewed on 12/27/2018
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