Definition of genitourinary in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˌjenidōˈyo͝orəˌnerē/


[attributive] chiefly Medicine
Relating to the genital and urinary organs.
Example sentences
  • Testing is usually carried out at the genito-urinary medicine clinic of a local hospital, where sexually transmitted infections are diagnosed and treated.
  • We welcome the extra money for genito-urinary medicine services announced by the Government today but it's vital that it directly reaches these hard-pressed front-line services.
  • The latter group includes tissues lining the airways; the alimentary canal and its associated organs and glands; and the genito-urinary system.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: gen·i·to·u·ri·nar·y

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.