urology


urology

urology [yoo-rol-uh-jee] Word Origin noun

  1. the scientific, clinical, and especially surgical aspects of the study of the urine and the genitourinary tract in health and disease.

Origin of urology First recorded in 1745–55; uro-1 + -logy Related formsu·ro·log·ic [yoo r-uh-loj-ik] /ˌyʊər əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, u·ro·log·i·cal, adjectiveu·rol·o·gist, noun British Dictionary definitions for urologist urology noun

  1. the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of diseases of the urogenital tract

Derived Formsurologic (ˌjʊərəˈlɒdʒɪk) or urological, adjectiveurologist, noun Word Origin and History for urologist n.

1889; see urology + -ist.

urology n.

1753, from uro- + -logy.

urologist in Medicine urology [yu-rŏl′ə-jē] n.

  1. 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.

Related formsur′o•log′ic (yur′ə-lŏj′ĭk) null adj.u•rol′o•gist n. urologist in Science urology [yu-rŏl′ə-jē]

  1. The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract and urogenital system.

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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