urology

[yoo-rol-uh-jee]
noun
the scientific, clinical, and especially surgical aspects of the study of the urine and the genitourinary tract in health and disease.

Origin:
1745–55; uro-1 + -logy

urologic [yoor-uh-loj-ik] , urological, adjective
urologist, noun
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urology (jʊˈrɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of diseases of the urogenital tract
 
urologic
 
adj
 
uro'logical
 
adj
 
u'rologist
 
n

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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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urology   (y-rŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract and urogenital system.
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urology [(yoo-rol-uh-jee)]

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

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The urologist will make a cut, usually in the lower abdomen, and tie off the abnormal vein.
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