urology

[ yoo-rol-uh-jee ]
/ yʊˈrɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the scientific, clinical, and especially surgical aspects of the study of the urine and the genitourinary tract in health and disease.

Origin of urology

First recorded in 1745–55; uro-1 + -logy

Related forms

u·ro·log·ic [yoo r-uh-loj-ik] /ˌyʊər əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, u·ro·log·i·cal, adjectiveu·rol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for urology

urology

/ (jʊˈrɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of diseases of the urogenital tract

Derived Forms

urologic (ˌjʊərəˈlɒdʒɪk) or urological, adjectiveurologist, noun
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Medicine definitions for urology

urology

[ yu-rŏlə-jē ]

n.

The medical specialty concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract in females and of the genitourinary tract in males.

Related forms

ur′o•logic (yur′ə-lŏjĭk) null adj.u•rolo•gist n.
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Science definitions for urology

urology

[ yu-rŏlə-jē ]

The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract and urogenital system.
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Culture definitions for urology

urology

[ (yoo-rol-uh-jee) ]

The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the urinary tract.

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