- the scientific, clinical, and especially surgical aspects of the study of the urine and the genitourinary tract in health and disease.
Origin of urology
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- the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of diseases of the urogenital tract
Word Origin and History for urology
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- 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.
- The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract and urogenital system.
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The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the urinary tract.
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