[ yoo r-uh-ner-ee ]
/ ˈyʊər əˌnɛr i /


of or relating to urine.
pertaining to the organs secreting and discharging urine.

noun, plural u·ri·nar·ies. Archaic.

Origin of urinary

From the New Latin word ūrīnārius, dating back to 1570–80. See urine, -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for urinary

/ (ˈjʊərɪnərɪ) /


anatomy of or relating to urine or to the organs and structures that secrete and pass urine

noun plural -naries

a reservoir for urine
another word for urinal
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Medicine definitions for urinary

[ yurə-nĕr′ē ]


Relating to urine and its production, function, or excretion.
Of or relating to the organs involved in the formation and excretion of urine.
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