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noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. inspection or analysis of the urine as a means of diagnosis.
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Origin of uroscopy

First recorded in 1640–50; uro-1 + -scopy
Related formsu·ro·scop·ic [yoo r-uh-skop-ik] /ˌyʊər əˈskɒp ɪk/, adjectiveu·ros·co·pist, noun
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Historical Examples

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

    Medicine in Virginia, 1607-1699

    Thomas P. Hughes

British Dictionary definitions for uroscopy


  1. med examination of the urineSee also urinalysis
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Derived Formsuroscopic (ˌjʊərəˈskɒpɪk), adjectiveuroscopist, noun
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uroscopy in Medicine


  1. Examination of urine for diagnostic purposes.urinoscopy
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Related formsu′ro•scopic (yur′ə-skŏpĭk) adj.
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