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|Noun||1.||genitourinary apparatus - the system that includes all organs involved in reproduction and in the formation and voidance of urine|
apparatus urogenitalis, genitourinary system, systema urogenitale, urinary apparatus, urinary system, urogenital apparatus, urogenital system
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