urinalysis


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u·ri·nal·y·sis

 (yo͝or′ə-năl′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. u·ri·nal·y·ses (-sēz′)
Laboratory analysis of urine, used to aid in the diagnosis of disease or detect the presence of a specific substance, such as an illegal drug.

urinalysis

(ˌjʊərɪˈnælɪsɪs) or

uranalysis

n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
(Medicine) med analysis of the urine to test for the presence of disease by the presence of protein, glucose, ketones, cells, etc

u•ri•nal•y•sis

(ˌyʊər əˈnæl ə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
a diagnostic analysis of urine.
[1885–90; urine + (an) alysis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.urinalysis - (medicine) the chemical analysis of urine (for medical diagnosis)urinalysis - (medicine) the chemical analysis of urine (for medical diagnosis)
diagnosing, diagnosis - identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenon
chemical analysis, qualitative analysis - the act of decomposing a substance into its constituent elements
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Translations

urinalysis

[jʊərəˈnælɪsɪs] N (urinalyses (pl)) [ˌjʊərɪˈnælɪsiːz]análisis m inv de orina

u·ri·nal·y·sis

n. urinálisis, examen de orina.

urinalysis

n (pl -ses) análisis m de orina
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Urinalysis was considered abnormal if it contained pus cells greater than five per high field or red blood cells, or both.
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In recent years, an alternative solution for automated body fluid cell counting has emerged through the addition of body fluid analysis on automated urinalysis analyzers.
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20 February 2013 - US in-vitro diagnostic products maker HYCOR Biomedical Inc said it had sold its urinalysis business to an affiliate of One Rock Capital Partners LLC, Laurel Crown Partners LLC and StoneCreek Capital Inc for an undisclosed amount.
Country: USASector: HealthcareTarget: HYCOR Biomedical's urinalysis businessBuyer: Laurel Crown Partners LLC , StoneCreek Capital Inc , One Rock Capital Partners LLCVendor: HYCOR Biomedical Inc, Linden Capital Partners LPType: Divestment, LBOStatus: Closed
1 November 2010 - UK-based urological diagnostic manufacturing company Mediwatch Plc (LON: MDW) said today it has entered into an Original Equipment Manufacture (OEM) partnership with ACON Laboratories Inc to distribute urinalysis products.
According to Aviation Machinists Mate 2nd Class Cheryl Coburn, assistant urinalysis program coordinator, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md.
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A urinalysis is a safe, easy noninvasive, inexpensive screen.
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There has been a steady progression in the sophistication of uroscopy, or urinalysis by the senses, through the millennia: from ancient Hindus noting that black ants were attracted to sweet urine, to the medieval development of the graduated urine glass known as a matula for determining color; from the first qualitative urine glucose test in 1850, to automated dipstick readers in the 1970s; from Leeuwenhoek's single lens microscope in 1595, to the urine particle flow cytometers of today.