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urology

[yoo-rol-uh-jee] /yʊˈrɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the scientific, clinical, and especially surgical aspects of the study of the urine and the genitourinary tract in health and disease.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; uro-1 + -logy
Related forms
urologic
[yoo r-uh-loj-ik] /ˌyʊər əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
urological, adjective
urologist, noun
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  • The urologist will make a cut, usually in the lower abdomen, and tie off the abnormal vein.
British Dictionary definitions for urologist

urology

/jʊˈrɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of diseases of the urogenital tract
Derived Forms
urologic (ˌjʊərəˈlɒdʒɪk), urological, adjective
urologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for urologist
n.

1889; see urology + -ist.

urology

n.

1753, from uro- + -logy.

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urologist in Medicine

urology u·rol·o·gy (yu-rŏl'ə-jē)
n.
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.


ur'o·log'ic (yur'ə-lŏj'ĭk) or ur'o·log'i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
u·rol'o·gist n.
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urologist in Science
urology
  (y-rŏl'ə-jē)   
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract and urogenital system.
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urologist in Culture
urology [(yoo-rol-uh-jee)]

The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the urinary tract.

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