genitourinary system


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genitourinary system

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Noun1.genitourinary system - the system that includes all organs involved in reproduction and in the formation and voidance of urinegenitourinary system - the system that includes all organs involved in reproduction and in the formation and voidance of urine
system - a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts; "the body has a system of organs for digestion"
excretory organ, urinary organ - an organ that separates waste substances from the blood and discharges them
genital system, reproductive system - organs and tissues involved in the production and maturation of gametes and in their union and subsequent development as offspring
urinary tract - the organs and tubes involved in the production and excretion of urine
urinary bladder - a membranous sac for temporary retention of urine
ureter - either of a pair of thick-walled tubes that carry urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder
urethra - duct through which urine is discharged in most mammals and which serves as the male genital duct
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Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs, diseases of the genitourinary system, diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue, diseases of the nervous system and sense organs, diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, mental illness, neoplasms, ill-defined conditions (predominantly syncope), and other all combined to make up less than 14% of all medical readmissions.
reuteri RC-14 have been shown to exert beneficial effects on the genitourinary system after oral administration.
However, to our knowledge, neither of the above entities has been reported in the genitourinary system.
Following this foundation of knowledge, the chapters cover nearly every system of the body, including the brain and nervous system, the cardiovascular system, the digestive system, the endocrine system, the genitourinary system, the immune system and infections, the musculoskeletal system, the respiratory system, skin conditions, environmental conditions, and cancer.
Leiomyomas of the genitourinary system may originate from any structure or organ containing smooth muscle.
This atlas-based text intended for both residents and seasoned practitioners in need of up-to-date information covers every anatomic region in detail--skin, head and neck, lung and mediastinum, endocrine system, digestive system genitourinary system, breast and female genitals, hematopoietic tumors, soft tissue and bone, central nervous system, and metastic carcinoma of unknown primary.
We performed both external and internal comparisons to assess physicians' risks of hospitalization for all causes as well as seven major disease categories including neoplasms (ICD-9-CM: 140-239); endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic disease and immunity disorders (ICD-9-CM: 240-279); mental disorders (ICD-9-CM: 290-319); diseases of the circulatory system (ICD-9CM: 390-459); diseases of the respiratory system (ICD-9-CM: 460-519); diseases of the genitourinary system (ICD-9-CM: 580-629); and diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (ICD-9-CM: 710-739).
Tuberculosis commonly attacks the lungs but can also affect the central nervous system, the lymphatic system, the circulatory system, the genitourinary system, bones, joints and even the skin.
The genitourinary system examination revealed both testes to be nontender and of normal size.
Less common clinical syndromes involve bone, the genitourinary system, or the central nervous system (CNS).
The most common cancers were lung (29%), gastrointestinal tract (26%), genitourinary system (16%), and breast (15%).