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urology Syllabification: u·rol·o·gy
Pronunciation: /yo͝oˈräləjē/

Definition of urology in English:


The branch of medicine and physiology concerned with the function and disorders of the urinary system.
Example sentences
  • Ten of the participants worked on specialty teams, including urology, orthopedic, neurology, vascular, and trauma.
  • Clinics such as orthopaedics, urology, gynaecology and gastroenterology are dependent on the diagnostic and treatment centre.
  • Suitable for use in applications that require a stiff shaft and flexible tip, the tubing is used in urology, radiology, neurology, and cardiology applications.


Pronunciation: /ˌyo͝orəˈläjik/
Example sentences
  • This study examined the contamination of boots worn by surgeons and other perioperative personnel during urologic, gynecologic, plastic, thoracic, and orthopedic procedures in a hospital in the United Kingdom.
  • All patients were hospitalized and were scheduled to undergo gynecologic, orthopedic, urologic, vascular, or general surgery.
  • Recognition of the condition, identification of associated syndromes, proper diagnostic evaluation and timely referral for urologic surgical therapy are important steps in preventing adverse consequences.
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  • Eligible patients were those scheduled for orthopedic, vascular, urological, or general abdominal surgery.
  • Gerald Tresidder, consultant urological surgeon and anatomy teacher at The London Hospital, Whitechapel, taught me one of the most memorable lessons I received during clinical training.
  • It contains reviews, urological guidelines for general practice, and information on the institute's courses and meetings
Pronunciation: /yəˈräləjəst/ /yo͞oˈräləjəst/
Example sentences
  • Radiotherapists will recommend radiation therapy, urologists will recommend surgery for the same clinical stage in the disease.
  • Men are referred to the clinic by general practitioners and urologists, and the investigations are paid for through the public health system.
  • It is important that you talk with your pediatric urologist about these side effects if they occur.
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