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uroscopy

[ yoo-ros-kuh-pee ]
/ yʊˈrɒs kə pi /
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noun Medicine/Medical.
inspection or analysis of the urine as a means of diagnosis.
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Also urinoscopy.

Origin of uroscopy

First recorded in 1640–50; uro-1 + -scopy

OTHER WORDS FROM uroscopy

u·ro·scop·ic [yoor-uh-skop-ik], /ˌyʊər əˈskɒp ɪk/, adjectiveu·ros·co·pist, noun
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How to use uroscopy in a sentence

  • It is safe to assume that his techniques were of a higher order than those usually associated with uroscopy.

British Dictionary definitions for uroscopy

uroscopy
/ (jʊˈrɒskəpɪ) /

noun
med examination of the urineSee also urinalysis

Derived forms of uroscopy

uroscopic (ˌjʊərəˈskɒpɪk), adjectiveuroscopist, noun
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Medical definitions for uroscopy

uroscopy
[ yu-rŏskə-pē ]

n.
Examination of urine for diagnostic purposes.urinoscopy

Other words from uroscopy

u′ro•scopic (yur′ə-skŏpĭk) adj.
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