urinary tract infection


noun

infection of any part of the urinary tract, especially the urethra or bladder, usually caused by a bacterium, Escherichia coli, and often precipitated by increased sexual activity, vaginitis, enlargement of the prostate, or stress. Abbreviation: UTI

Nearby words

  1. urinary sand,
  2. urinary stress incontinence,
  3. urinary stuttering,
  4. urinary system,
  5. urinary tract,
  6. urinate,
  7. urination,
  8. urine,
  9. urine analysis,
  10. uriniferous

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