of or pertaining to urine.
pertaining to the organs secreting and discharging urine.
noun, plural urinaries. Archaic.

1570–80; < Neo-Latin ūrīnārius. See urine, -ary

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urinary (ˈjʊərɪnərɪ)
1.  anatomy of or relating to urine or to the organs and structures that secrete and pass urine
n , -naries
2.  a reservoir for urine
3.  another word for urinal

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urinary u·ri·nar·y (yur'ə-něr'ē)

  1. Relating to urine and its production, function, or excretion.

  2. Of or relating to the organs involved in the formation and excretion of urine.

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