EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN noun, plural u·ri·nal·y·ses . [y oo r- uh- nal- uh-seez] /ˌyʊər əˈnæl əˌsiz/ . Medicine/Medical an examination of the urine to determine the general health of the body and, specifically, kidney function, usually including measurement of pH, tests for protein, glucose, ketones, and blood, and microscopic evaluation of sediment obtained by centrifugation.
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(a) Outline tests used in
urinalysis; state when they are used.
In hospitals, the
urinalysis is made as a routine procedure.
However careful a
urinalysis may be, there is no assurance that one can predict the pathologic state of the kidney. British Dictionary definitions for urinalysis noun plural -ses ( -ˌsiːz) med analysis of the urine to test for the presence of disease by the presence of protein, glucose, ketones, cells, etc
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urinalysis [yur′ə-năl ′ĭ-sĭs] n. pl. u•ri•nal•y•ses ( -sēz′) Laboratory analysis of urine, used to help diagnose disease or detect a specific substance.
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Laboratory analysis of urine, used to aid in the diagnosis of disease or to detect the presence of a specific substance, such as an illegal drug.
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