follow Dictionary.com

Get the details behind our redesign

urinary tract infection

noun
1.
infection of any part of the urinary tract, especially the urethra or bladder, usually caused by a bacterium, Escherichia coli, and often precipitated by increased sexual activity, vaginitis, enlargement of the prostate, or stress.
Abbreviation: UTI.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for urinary tract infection

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for urinary

10
11
Scrabble Words With Friends